33% of Malawi girls drop out of schools

Education minister Emmanuel Fabiano has expressed concern over the high rate of school drop out by girls.

Keeping girls in school

Keeping girls in school

Fabiano said it is alarming that 33 per cent of girls drop out of school despite efforts by both the government and other players to keep the girls in school.

Malawi on Tuesday commemorated the Girl Child Day.

“The girls drop out of school due to economic, social and cultural reaasons,” said Fabiano.

He said parents who marry off their girl children and men who marry girls will be prosecuted.

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5 thoughts on “33% of Malawi girls drop out of schools”

  1. anyani says:

    i think the drop out percentage is bigger than 33% and is very concerning

  2. anyani says:

    i think the percentage is bigger than 33% of girl drop out and is really concerning.

  3. mziyanda says:

    no need to point fingers guys at the end of the day these are our children not fabianos we are to fight this at home charity begins at home home

  4. be humane says:

    entre, you have raised one good point, eradicate poverty. yes this will surely help to keep girls in schools and the nepotism. You a girl child drops out of school in standard 5 because peter has employed his nephew to head admarc? mmmmmmm much as we can try to link the 2, it does not become a factor contributing to girls dropping out of school

  5. Entretre says:

    Fabiano Fabiano Fabiano that’s the reason we employed you and why you are paid and given hefty packages. Let me tell you the secret for girls to remain in school – ERADICATE POVERTY AND NEPOTISM. But what are you doing? Making education even more unaffordable, you goofs – God will hit you hard

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