- Over 9,000 Tanzanian school girls impregnated in one year
The Tanzanian government revealed on Tuesday that at least 9,011 school girls were impregnated in the country in 12 months.
Omary Kipanga, the deputy minister in charge of Education, Science, and Technology, mentioned this when he gave a report in Dodoma.
Kipanga noted that 1,554 out of the figure were primary school pupils while 7,457 were students in secondary schools.
While addressing the country’s parliament in the country’s capital, He said, 1,692 secondary school girls were reinstated into schools after giving birth.
“The government is still assessing to establish the number of primary school girls that has been reinstated after they had given birth,” he told the House while responding to a question from a Member of Parliament on Women’s Special Seats, Hawa Mchata, on the number of impregnated school girls that had been reinstated.