Tanzania lifts ban against pregnant school girls

Pregnant girls in Sierra Leone must be allowed to go to school under new ruling ( AFP via Getty Images ) Pregnant girls in Tanzania must be allowed to go…

Popular Twin Baby Names For Boys, Girls, or Both!

Expecting two bundles of joy and trying to pick twin baby names? Some parents opt to choose names with similar origins or meanings. Others simply opt for alliteration. There are…

Gift Ideas for High School Aged Girls

So your daughter is in high school and you have no idea what to get her as a gift for Christmas this year. We’ve been there! It can be hard…

Nutrient-rich potatoes can be part of a healthy diet for adolescent girls, study shows

Adolescence is a critical period for the evolution of cardiometabolic risk factors that are largely influenced by diet and lifestyle. Understanding these risk factors is essential to developing effective dietary…

Tanzania Banning Pregnant Girls From School Is ‘Destroying Their Futures’: Human Rights Watch

Thousands of girls in mainland Tanzania have been denied their right to education due to a law that prohibits them from attending school if they are found to be pregnant. …

Zulum receives 6 girls, pregnant schoolgirl, 9 children

The schoolgirls and their children. With Governor Zulum (below). By Ndahi Marama, MAIDUGURI Borno State governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, has received another set of nine girls that escaped from Boko…