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PETITION - Stop Banning Pregnant Girls in Africa From Getting An Education


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Lone
- 20 days ago - forcechange.com
Tens of thousands of girls in Africa are banned from going to school after they get pregnant. According to a deputy head teacher in Malawi, âEURoeIf she attends pregnant, she can be ridiculed by other students and be a bad influence



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Lone F (67)
Sunday July 1, 2018, 10:22 am
Thank You for Signing! Please Spread the Word:
 

aj E (164)
Sunday July 1, 2018, 10:47 am
s&n
 

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (60)
Sunday July 1, 2018, 10:48 am
S&N;thanks for sharing
 

Evelyn B (61)
Sunday July 1, 2018, 1:28 pm
The colonising powers often left laws & regulations that excluded pregnant girls from school ... and half a century or more later, these haven't been reversed. Comments like that of the Malawi principal are typical of old often repeated 'norms' imported from European countries where teenage pregnancies were usually outside marriage ("bad girls", hence "bad influence"), not taking into consideration very varied norms within Africa, with early marriage, & in some ethnic groups, a norm of early sexuality before marriage ...

NB - there's an unspoken assumption that the pregnant girls are NOT married within this petition, too! Yet rural children are often behind in their schooling due to late starts when school is a long walk ... so girls can be 16, 17, 18 + & only just reaching secondary levels but already married ...
 

Raleighaway k (357)
Sunday July 1, 2018, 1:51 pm
signed with comments shared posted ty
 

Colleen L (3)
Sunday July 1, 2018, 3:09 pm
Petition signed. Thanks Lone
 

Nita L (123)
Sunday July 1, 2018, 3:27 pm
Signed and shared #46
Thank you Lone
 

Animae C (516)
Sunday July 1, 2018, 4:56 pm
Signed & Shared
52 Signatures

TY Lone
 

Mary T (356)
Sunday July 1, 2018, 8:04 pm
thank you Lone - signed, noted and shared
 

Veronica B (32)
Sunday July 1, 2018, 10:14 pm
Signed.Thanks Lone
 

Ben O (142)
Monday July 2, 2018, 6:56 am
Signed!
 

Danuta W (1251)
Monday July 2, 2018, 9:46 am
noted
 

Melania P (122)
Monday July 2, 2018, 12:04 pm
Signed and shared
 

Fran F (117)
Monday July 2, 2018, 8:12 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks, Cher.
 

Sabrina D (18)
Tuesday July 3, 2018, 12:22 am
Signed
 

Jens Hansen (157)
Tuesday July 3, 2018, 1:35 am
signed
 

S J (130)
Tuesday July 3, 2018, 9:40 am
Meows
 

Anne K (139)
Tuesday July 3, 2018, 4:33 pm
Signed. Thanks, Lone.
 

Sheila D (28)
Tuesday July 3, 2018, 6:41 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you, Lone.
 

Bonnie Lynn M (1)
Tuesday July 3, 2018, 7:57 pm
Petition signed. Thank you
 

ANA MARIJA R (200)
Wednesday July 4, 2018, 5:21 am
๐Ÿ’•Done!Thank you Lone
 

Anne Haarhoff (52)
Wednesday July 4, 2018, 6:35 am
Signed and TY, Lone.
 

Richard A (2)
Wednesday July 4, 2018, 9:43 am
Everyone should have an education.
Thank you.
 

Winn A (179)
Wednesday July 4, 2018, 11:09 am
Signed and Shared
 

Allen O (199)
Wednesday July 4, 2018, 11:32 am
Thanks Lone - Signed and noted
 

Fiona Ogilvie (565)
Wednesday July 4, 2018, 12:23 pm
Signed, Thanks, Lone.
 

Margie F (148)
Friday July 6, 2018, 12:27 am
Okay
 

Caroline S (78)
Friday July 6, 2018, 3:09 am
Signed!
 

Dogan Ozkan (2)
Friday July 6, 2018, 4:38 am
noted and signed
 

Margie F (148)
Saturday July 7, 2018, 1:14 am
Thanks again
 

Rehana V (0)
Saturday July 7, 2018, 4:51 am
Signed. Not only applicable to pregnant girls but to all children in Africa. The tinpot dictators keeping the population stupid so they remain in power! These morons couldn't care a damn about the literacy rate of their population keeping all the wealth for them & their cohorts.
 

Ciara A (2)
Saturday July 7, 2018, 10:54 pm
Happily noted and signed ~ Thank you Lone!
 

Doris F (18)
Sunday July 8, 2018, 1:43 am
signed, thank you Lone
 

Angela J (61)
Sunday July 8, 2018, 2:33 pm
Thanks
 

David C (119)
Monday July 9, 2018, 2:12 pm
done, thanks
 

Glenn Byrnes (197)
Wednesday July 11, 2018, 3:00 am
Noted and signed.
 

Roberto MARINI (90)
Saturday July 14, 2018, 9:07 am
noted thanks
 

Sergio Padilla (65)
Saturday July 14, 2018, 5:10 pm
Done
 

Victoria P (113)
Sunday July 15, 2018, 3:26 am
Signed with thanks ~โ™ฅ~
 

Ben O (142)
Sunday July 15, 2018, 4:37 am
"Education is the most powerful weapon which can be used for world change"
(Nelson Mandela)
 

. (0)
Sunday July 15, 2018, 5:12 am
Signed by angelflowers..๐Ÿ˜Š
 

TOM T (246)
Sunday July 15, 2018, 2:55 pm
Signed Noted, & Shared .....
Surely Hope So !!

Thank You ....
 

TOM T (246)
Sunday July 15, 2018, 2:55 pm
Truly UNBELIEVABLE !!!
SCARY STUFF !
WTF !
 
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