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Tanzania’s teenage mums: Government bans mothers from school

Banned from school, Tanzania forces pregnant girls to choose between an education and their unborn child.

Pregnant girls in Tanzania are being forced to abandon their education.

President John Magufuli says a law banning teenage mothers from returning to public schools must be strictly enforced.

Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi reports from the northern region of Shinyanga, which has the country’s highest teen pregnancy rate.