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.