At a lakeside fishing village, 17-year-old Margaret Babirye cuddles her baby at lunchbreak before she returns to school. The young mother – and others like her who became pregnant during Uganda’s COVID-19 lockdown - are benefiting from a recent government decision to allow girls back into the classroom after they give birth. But the policy is meeting resistance from church leaders who argue that girls who are no longer "pure" could affect the morality of other children.
24 Oct 2021
Five mixed raced women taken from their mothers in DR congo as children have gone to court after suing Belgium for crimes against humanity. The trial is the first of its kind. About 15 000 bi racial children were forcibly separated from their black mothers in the former Belgian colonies of DR Congo, Rwanda and Burundi. They were called children of sin and dumped in orphanages by the state.
4 Feb 2021
School enrollment rate for young girls is improving in Côte d'Ivoire, however, teenage pregnancies remain a problem. School girls who become pregnant often have to stop school to care for their children.
17 Jan 2021
A story about mothers sleeping bare floor at LUTH
10 May 2020
Mothering Sunday and Mother's Day both have different origins; although they represent the same meaning. But the celebration has left many wondering how many times we celebrate the day in Nigeria. GuardianTV throws more light on this complicated question and wishes all mothers a happy mother’s day.
20 Oct 2019
The mothers fighting against drug dealers in Paris suburbs