➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
Democratic Republic of the Congo: Education of girls in Ituri against the weight of tradition (opinion)
Ponabana – September 04, 2017
In the Ituri province, every territory has its own reality. In this territory, many children are exploited in the fields and particularly in coffee bean plantations. The majority of girls start their studies, but after getting their Primary School Certificate, it is rare for them to go to secondary school and obtain their State Diploma. They face the phenomenon of child marriage.