Nambi Sseppuuya Community Resource Centre

Browsing Archive: February, 2019

Efforts to Keep the Girl child in School

Posted by Justin Kiyimba on Wednesday, February 6, 2019,

There are persistent reports in this country that when girls reach the menstrual age they start missing school regularly because, their parents cannot afford getting them sanitary pads every month. From missing class, they eventually drop out of school altogether. The rate at which children drop out of school at this age is very high, much higher in the girls than the boys. The problem is more serious in mixed schools than single sex ones. This is because, in mixed schools, boys tend to tease...

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