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THERE IS MORE TO THE RETANTION OF ONCE OUT OF SCHOOL GIRLS: case of Chinunkha CDSS mother group

THERE IS MORE TO THE RETANTION OF ONCE OUT OF SCHOOL GIRLS: case of Chinunkha CDSS mother group
Education is a basic requirement for human development and the right to education is a fundamental human right, without exception. It remains a fact that girls continue to comprise the majority of out- of- school children and women the majority of the world’s adult illiterates (MoEST readmission policy, 2017). In an effort to achieve gender parity in education, Malawi government was one of the first African countries to adopt the readmission policy in 1993. The policy allows teen mothers to return to school after giving birth. Studies have shown that over 40% of girls who re-enroll in school e...
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YOUTH FORUMS TRANSFORMS THE LIFE OF DIANA AND TOWERA

YOUTH FORUMS TRANSFORMS THE LIFE OF DIANA AND TOWERA
Diana Nkhoma aged 16 and a student at Namalowe CDSS is also an orphan from Chanasa village TA Nkhumba. Diana lost both parents while she was in standard 7. According to Diana both parents died the same year leaving her and her elder sister Towera under the care of their grandmother. Life completely changed for the two girls as the grandmother was not very supportive. “Life was hard. We usually were going to school without breakfast and coming back to no food at home. Our grandmother used to make us work in the field before going to school.  We were often without scholastic needs. We wish...
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