Ugandan schoolgirls continue exam after giving birth

Two Ugandan schoolgirls give birth mid exam and go straight back to school to finish the test

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Two schoolgirls from Uganda went into labour during an exam, gave birth and then continued to sit their tests in the afternoon, reports the BBC.

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The first case happened last week and the mother called her baby girl Nambuuzo, meaning ‘born during exams.’ A little boy was born the next day between exams.

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Both of the young mums were taking their national primary school leaving exams. A BBC correspondent said that in principle, the government doesn’t condone pregnancies in school. In rural areas, girls as old as old as 18 attend junior school.

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