Centre for Research on Families and Relationships

Why is it so hard to be a schoolgirl mother/mother-to-be and continue in education?

Schoolgirl mothers/mothers-to-be are objects of public dismay for dropping out of education and not valuing or using it as a route out of their poverty and into a secure economic position. Despite this, academic literature and government agendas/policies do not consider why schoolgirl mothers/mothers-to-be are more likely to drop out of education