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What makes me tick: Viola Nilah Nyakato on pregnant girls being shut out from school

Viola Nilah Nyakato
Date • 21 Jul 2022

We've asked NAI scholars why they chose a career as a researcher and what motivates them in their work. Viola Nilah Nyakato talks about the sharp rise in teenage pregnancy during the Covid-19 school closure in Uganda. After reopening the schools, the doors remain shut for the young pregnant girls.

This is part of an interview series on NAI researchers and their career choices.