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Zimbabwe makes it illegal for schools to expel pregnant girls

Zimbabwe has passed a legal amendment criminalizing the expulsion of pregnant students. In 2018, 12.5% of 57,500 school dropouts were due to pregnancy or marriage reasons. Zimbabwe has made it illegal for schools to expel pupils who get pregnant, a…

Failed student abortion, grim picture of illegal terminations

The slow and painful death of Lorraine, a first year University of Zimbabwe student, who  was four months pregnant when she tried to abort a pregnancy using a coat hanger; pains a grim picture on backyard terminations in a conservative…