EDUCATION
Re-enrollment of pregnant girls & child mothers In school-Parents Consultation
24 questions polled on this topic
18% response rate
2,102 responded out of 11,546 polled
Oct 16. 2018
Dear Parents, the Ministry of Education and Sports would like to consult you on issues regarding Re-enrollment of pregnant girls & child mothers in school. Will you participate? Yes or No
Oct 16. 2018
Do you know any girl in your community that dropped out of school because she is / was pregnant? Reply YES or NO
Oct 16. 2018
Please tell us, How old is / was she?
Oct 16. 2018
Do you think a pregnant girl should be allowed to stay in school as she waits to deliver her baby? Reply YES or NO
Oct 16. 2018
Please tell us why you think she should be allowed to stay in school?
Oct 16. 2018
Please tell us why she should not be allowed to stay in school?
Oct 16. 2018
Do think child mothers should be allowed to return to school and continue with education after giving birth? Reply YES or NO
Oct 16. 2018
Please tell us why child mothers should be allowed to return to school and continue with education after giving birth
Oct 16. 2018
Please tell us why child mothers should not be allowed to return to school and continue with education after giving birth?
Oct 16. 2018
Do you know of any girl who got pregnant and stayed in school in your community? YES or NO
Oct 16. 2018
Do you know of any girl who went back to school and was re-enrolled in school after giving birth? Reply Yes or No
Oct 16. 2018
Please tell us, who helped or supported her to re-enroll back to school?
Oct 16. 2018
Were the other children friendly to the girl who returned to school? YES or NO
Oct 16. 2018
Please tell us how the children supported the girl who re-enrolled in school
Oct 16. 2018
Were the teachers supportive when she returned to school? YES or NO
Oct 16. 2018
Please tell us how the teachers supported the girl who re-enrolled in school
Oct 16. 2018
Were the parents supportive? YES or NO
Oct 16. 2018
Please tell us how the parents supported the girl who re-enrolled in school
Oct 16. 2018
What kind of support do you think parents can give to teenage mother's to enable them re-enroll or come back to school after giving birth?
Oct 16. 2018
Is the environment at school friendly enough to support pregnant girls and child mothers to return/re-enroll/go back to school? Please answer YES or NO
Oct 16. 2018
How can schools be made friendly and supportive for child mothers who want to re-enroll or return to school
Oct 16. 2018
What can you do as parents to support child mothers to go back to school, re-enroll and complete school
Oct 16. 2018
Please tell us, how can parents support girls in your community to protect them from teenage pregnancy?
Oct 16. 2018
Thank u 4 participating in the Re-enrollment of pregnant girls & child mothers policy consultation process by the Ministry of Education & Sports!

POLL RESULTS

OCT 16. 2018
Dear Parents, the Ministry of Education and Sports would like to consult you on issues regarding Re-enrollment of pregnant girls & child mothers in school. Will you participate? Yes or No
2,102 responded out of 11,546 polled
Female
97%
Yes
 
Yes
3%
No
 
No

Male
97%
Yes
 
Yes
3%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
100%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

20-24
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No

25-30
96%
Yes
 
Yes
4%
No
 
No

31-34
99%
Yes
 
Yes
1%
No
 
No

35+
97%
Yes
 
Yes
3%
No
 
No
97%
Yes
 
Yes
3%
No
 
No
OCT 16. 2018
Do you know any girl in your community that dropped out of school because she is / was pregnant? Reply YES or NO
1,785 responded out of 2,035 polled
yes
a4001
many
plus
ye
back
school
yed
de
go
power
pregnant
yeah
yer
yess
ys
a4502
athird
ben
bless
bse
bt
can
cause
centenarybank
co
community
country
countrymen
da
deaf
defiled
delivery
don
drop
dropped
enzama
fellow
foreign
girl
god
grace
help
huawei
hw
ideas
indeed
infact
inside
kiirya
OCT 16. 2018
Please tell us, How old is / was she?
1,320 responded out of 1,785 polled
16
15
years
old
14
14yrs
17
12
15yrs
18
19
16yrs
yrs
15years
13yrs
17yrs
sixteen
13
14years
18yrs
don
just
know
now
understand
year
yes
12yrs
13years
15y
16years
17years
20
2016
20years
20yrs
21
21yrs
22
23
24
28
2o
35
age
ages
bukedde
da
dont
gave
OCT 16. 2018
Do you think a pregnant girl should be allowed to stay in school as she waits to deliver her baby? Reply YES or NO
1,252 responded out of 1,320 polled
Female
59%
Yes
 
Yes
41%
No
 
No

Male
63%
Yes
 
Yes
37%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
75%
Yes
 
Yes
25%
No
 
No

20-24
51%
Yes
 
Yes
49%
No
 
No

25-30
63%
Yes
 
Yes
37%
No
 
No

31-34
63%
Yes
 
Yes
37%
No
 
No

35+
64%
Yes
 
Yes
36%
No
 
No
63%
Yes
 
Yes
37%
No
 
No
OCT 16. 2018
Please tell us why you think she should be allowed to stay in school?
679 responded out of 783 polled
education
school
can
future
right
pregnancy
pregnant
studies
continue
will
girls
still
study
girl
may
get
stay
time
allowed
go
also
life
one
child
complete
mistake
class
coz
avoid
end
like
young
chance
even
yes
make
mean
think
allow
home
better
da
delivery
give
doesn
miss
back
birth
bse
help
OCT 16. 2018
Please tell us why she should not be allowed to stay in school?
430 responded out of 469 polled
will
others
school
can
girls
may
pregnant
pregnancy
bad
get
care
also
encourage
needs
example
rest
students
wil
coz
make
sch
normal
think
influence
one
stigma
take
copy
girl
need
pupils
since
stay
class
concentrate
due
allowed
attention
children
fellow
good
like
special
friends
many
time
young
complications
image
schools
OCT 16. 2018
Do think child mothers should be allowed to return to school and continue with education after giving birth? Reply YES or NO
1,059 responded out of 1,109 polled
Female
97%
Yes
 
Yes
3%
No
 
No

Male
96%
Yes
 
Yes
4%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No

20-24
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No

25-30
96%
Yes
 
Yes
4%
No
 
No

31-34
99%
Yes
 
Yes
1%
No
 
No

35+
97%
Yes
 
Yes
3%
No
 
No
96%
Yes
 
Yes
4%
No
 
No
OCT 16. 2018
Please tell us why child mothers should be allowed to return to school and continue with education after giving birth
893 responded out of 1,020 polled
education
future
can
child
school
better
right
chance
get
birth
will
life
still
need
giving
back
end
continue
studies
go
pregnancy
dreams
children
may
mother
learnt
pregnant
achieve
also
mistake
complete
help
study
become
girl
good
one
second
yes
given
age
make
mothers
like
others
every
girls
give
se
baby
OCT 16. 2018
Please tell us why child mothers should not be allowed to return to school and continue with education after giving birth?
33 responded out of 39 polled
school
child
yes
back
girls
allowed
baby
can
come
due
studies
bad
become
birth
continue
good
may
mother
mothers
others
way
wil
will
young
2nd
a4001
aba
abad
advice
afected
annoyed
atention
babeera
balancing
banyiivu
bcoz
becouse
becoz
bse
bt
ce
chance
continious
da
danger
different
difficult
disturbance
drop
education
OCT 16. 2018
Do you know of any girl who got pregnant and stayed in school in your community? YES or NO
864 responded out of 926 polled
Female
58%
Yes
 
Yes
42%
No
 
No

Male
53%
Yes
 
Yes
47%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
29%
Yes
 
Yes
71%
No
 
No

20-24
55%
Yes
 
Yes
45%
No
 
No

25-30
56%
Yes
 
Yes
44%
No
 
No

31-34
56%
Yes
 
Yes
44%
No
 
No

35+
50%
Yes
 
Yes
50%
No
 
No
56%
Yes
 
Yes
44%
No
 
No
OCT 16. 2018
Do you know of any girl who went back to school and was re-enrolled in school after giving birth? Reply Yes or No
823 responded out of 864 polled
Female
87%
Yes
 
Yes
13%
No
 
No

Male
85%
Yes
 
Yes
15%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
92%
Yes
 
Yes
8%
No
 
No

20-24
88%
Yes
 
Yes
12%
No
 
No

25-30
83%
Yes
 
Yes
17%
No
 
No

31-34
90%
Yes
 
Yes
10%
No
 
No

35+
85%
Yes
 
Yes
15%
No
 
No
85%
Yes
 
Yes
15%
No
 
No
OCT 16. 2018
Please tell us, who helped or supported her to re-enroll back to school?
688 responded out of 703 polled
parents
school
parent
mother
father
teacher
teachers
back
headteacher
husband
yes
community
leaders
uncle
ngo
birth
brother
head
together
girl
local
chairman
da
de
family
now
self
supported
took
uganda
administration
education
helped
members
support
vision
world
friends
go
help
sister
talked
advised
aunt
chairperson
child
children
church
give
giving
OCT 16. 2018
Were the other children friendly to the girl who returned to school? YES or NO
668 responded out of 688 polled
Female
76%
Yes
 
Yes
24%
No
 
No

Male
80%
Yes
 
Yes
20%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
83%
Yes
 
Yes
17%
No
 
No

20-24
85%
Yes
 
Yes
15%
No
 
No

25-30
80%
Yes
 
Yes
20%
No
 
No

31-34
76%
Yes
 
Yes
24%
No
 
No

35+
76%
Yes
 
Yes
24%
No
 
No
78%
Yes
 
Yes
22%
No
 
No
OCT 16. 2018
Please tell us how the children supported the girl who re-enrolled in school
474 responded out of 524 polled
notes
school
giving
helped
friendly
gave
discussion
together
missed
sharing
class
group
support
advice
books
children
girl
work
discussions
yes
baby
helping
studies
company
groups
playing
help
shared
back
didn
discussing
encouraging
read
used
advise
encouraged
friends
go
well
became
close
copy
education
en
girls
give
know
supported
teaching
advised
OCT 16. 2018
Were the teachers supportive when she returned to school? YES or NO
606 responded out of 618 polled
Female
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No

Male
95%
Yes
 
Yes
5%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
100%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

20-24
89%
Yes
 
Yes
11%
No
 
No

25-30
97%
Yes
 
Yes
3%
No
 
No

31-34
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No

35+
91%
Yes
 
Yes
9%
No
 
No
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No
OCT 16. 2018
Please tell us how the teachers supported the girl who re-enrolled in school
532 responded out of 571 polled
giving
school
counselling
guidance
encouraging
teachers
counseling
guiding
gave
encouraged
advice
like
studies
also
always
counselled
advised
extra
time
give
children
encourage
home
work
given
students
yes
class
dat
go
hard
help
helped
advising
back
coaching
concentrate
education
make
others
allowed
attention
books
en
past
read
teaching
telling
used
better
OCT 16. 2018
Were the parents supportive? YES or NO
553 responded out of 567 polled
Female
91%
Yes
 
Yes
9%
No
 
No

Male
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
89%
Yes
 
Yes
11%
No
 
No

20-24
93%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No

25-30
96%
Yes
 
Yes
4%
No
 
No

31-34
95%
Yes
 
Yes
5%
No
 
No

35+
93%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No
OCT 16. 2018
Please tell us how the parents supported the girl who re-enrolled in school
495 responded out of 518 polled
fees
school
materials
scholastic
paying
baby
care
providing
giving
paid
needs
child
provided
took
taking
requirements
gave
sch
time
books
back
girl
buying
pay
basic
support
bought
dues
parents
material
mother
necessities
en
encouraging
etc
home
needed
go
provide
uniform
da
de
like
necessary
yes
also
kept
take
good
scholarstic
OCT 16. 2018
What kind of support do you think parents can give to teenage mother's to enable them re-enroll or come back to school after giving birth?
586 responded out of 650 polled
school
care
fees
baby
child
support
taking
take
giving
materials
paying
back
education
providing
babies
scholastic
counseling
give
parents
needs
financial
advice
children
sch
counselling
guidance
mother
pay
requirements
go
love
can
girl
provide
de
en
encourage
encouragement
encouraging
help
basic
books
da
also
buying
home
advising
born
caring
girls
OCT 16. 2018
Is the environment at school friendly enough to support pregnant girls and child mothers to return/re-enroll/go back to school? Please answer YES or NO
564 responded out of 586 polled
Female
58%
Yes
 
Yes
42%
No
 
No

Male
59%
Yes
 
Yes
41%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
67%
Yes
 
Yes
33%
No
 
No

20-24
78%
Yes
 
Yes
22%
No
 
No

25-30
55%
Yes
 
Yes
45%
No
 
No

31-34
59%
Yes
 
Yes
41%
No
 
No

35+
47%
Yes
 
Yes
53%
No
 
No
58%
Yes
 
Yes
42%
No
 
No
OCT 16. 2018
How can schools be made friendly and supportive for child mothers who want to re-enroll or return to school
502 responded out of 564 polled
school
child
mothers
teachers
schools
students
giving
girls
children
guidance
can
education
back
provide
providing
support
girl
special
community
sch
babies
counseling
friendly
give
breast
counselling
good
mother
rooms
must
pregnant
like
senior
parents
room
always
avoid
creating
encourage
environment
others
programs
yes
also
change
encouraging
feeding
free
go
making
OCT 16. 2018
What can you do as parents to support child mothers to go back to school, re-enroll and complete school
441 responded out of 502 polled
school
fees
support
giving
providing
child
give
needs
materials
care
paying
baby
encourage
provide
can
pay
education
encouraging
scholastic
requirements
back
advice
children
love
take
advising
girl
mothers
parents
taking
basic
go
time
counseling
future
need
advise
en
guidance
re
schools
counsel
help
life
provision
sch
supporting
also
community
financial
OCT 16. 2018
Please tell us, how can parents support girls in your community to protect them from teenage pregnancy?
410 responded out of 441 polled
sex
early
dangers
education
pregnancy
girls
teenage
giving
children
school
providing
needs
teaching
telling
parents
avoid
guidance
basic
groups
talk
counselling
provide
abstain
advice
bad
community
danger
give
peer
always
open
teach
night
talking
advising
encouraging
girl
parental
support
pregnancies
use
avoiding
can
counseling
disadvantages
make
necessary
time
condoms
educating
OCT 16. 2018
Thank u 4 participating in the Re-enrollment of pregnant girls & child mothers policy consultation process by the Ministry of Education & Sports!
193 responded out of 410 polled
welcome
ok
thank
thanks
girls
school
pleasure
us
will
basic
children
dangers
early
needs
parents
pregnancy
provide
time
also
can
girl
please
ur
yes
adolescent
always
child
come
community
education
even
giving
materials
one
shall
support
teenage
tell
telling
thx
welkam
advice
alright
ask
back
bad
bring
capital
cotfone
counseling

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