Ugandan schoolgirls continue exam after giving birth

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


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.


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.


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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