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Unterhalter, Elaine – Gender and Education, 2013
In a number of countries in Africa, young women who become pregnant are excluded from school. This article presents a critique of policy and practice in this area drawing partly on Diana Leonard's scholarship concerning the relational dynamic of gender, generation, social division, and household forms. Much of the policy prescription of large…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Womens Education, Pregnancy, Early Parenthood
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Chilisa, Bagele – Gender and Education, 2002
Critiques pregnancy policies in sub-Saharan Africa's education systems, examining expulsion, reentry, and continuation policies for students who become pregnant. Argues that both expulsion policies and reentry policies violate students' rights to education, suggesting that continuation policies provide the most opportunity for gender equity. Notes…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Civil Rights, Continuation Students, Educational Policy