World Bank pulls $300m Tanzania loan over pregnant schoolgirl ban
The Guardian -

Policy that denies schooling to young mothers cited among key reasons for withdrawing education fund

The World Bank has withdrawn a $300m (£232m) loan to Tanzania, amid concerns about the nation’s policy of expelling pregnant girls from school.

The money, a significant proportion of funding totalling $500m awarded to Tanzania by the bank in 2018, was scheduled for approval last month. It was intended to help Tanzania’s education ministry to improve access to secondary education. Continue...

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