Africa Ghana West Africa World 

Ghana launches survey on ‘schools, sex and safety’

A major and nationwide survey on sexual safety of teenagers in schools has been launched in Ghana. Dubbed the ‘SCHOOLS, SEX & SAFETY’ survey it is aimed at getting enough details about the sexual security of teenagers from harassment, abuse, proposals and rape. The survey which is the first of its kind in Ghana is being coordinated by private media production house, EAA-Media productions. The production company said in a statement that the aim of the survey is also “paint a nationwide picture of sexual safety in schools, and to…

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Africa North Africa Sudan World 

Schools suspended in Sudan after soldiers killed students

Schools have been suspended in Sudan following outrage among students after the murder of five of their colleagues on Monday. Sudan’s authorities ordered all schools nationwide to suspend classes indefinitely as protests and agitations emerge among students. The military council’s directive noted that doors of schools should remain closed on Wednesday, the state news agency said. “Orders have been given to governors of all states to shut kindergartens, primary and high schools from tomorrow (Wednesday) until further notice,” the official Suna news agency reported. The order for the closure of…

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