Tag Archives: Girls

Zimbabwe Officially Prohibits Schools From Expelling Pregnant Girls

It is now illegal for schools to expel pregnant pupils in Zimbabwe, a measure which women’s rights campaigners said is aimed at tackling gender inequality in the classroom and discouraging many girls from dropping out of school. A legal amendment was announced last week and it seeks to reinforce a 1999 guideline that was patchily implemented,…

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OB Crush: Carolyn Seaman Of Girls Voices Initiative

Today’s OB Crush is Carolyn Seaman, a young lady leading female empowerment in Nigeria through her platform Girls Voices initiative (GVI). Carolyn is an advocate of promoting female involvement in technology. She is the founder and creative director of the non-profit that provides a safe space for girls to connect and share stories of inspiration and motivation with…

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Study Reveals More Young People, Especially Girls Are Attempting Suicide

A new study that shows adolescents are attempting suicide by overdose at increasing rates is further evidence that the pervasive public health problem needs more conversation and money, experts say. This is contained in the report, published recently in The Journal of Pediatrics, by researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and the Central…

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