Number Of Girl Students In Hadiya Zone On The Rise

 Number Of Girl Students In Hadiya Zone On The Rise

 

    Hossana, May 2, 2002 (WIC)- The number of female students attending junior schools

    in Hadiya zone has shown a seven per cent increase against that of last year, the zonal

    Education Department said.

 

    Department Head Gemeda Dorto said that the number of girl students going to junior

    schools in all the seven districts of the zone has reached 76,675 from 73,925 a year                   ago.

 

    He attributed the rise, to awareness raising activities undertaken in the zone to prevent

    abduction, early marriage, and rape, among others.