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The fate of pastoralist girls

Pastoralists' girls from the Omo Valley in South Ethiopia have not an easy life, facing constantly different challenges. Even though there are many factors which are contributing to these challenges, low primary school enrollment and high dropout rates are the major ones. Specifically, the major problem is a very low community awareness about the benefits of education.
There are many factors responsible for the lack of school education of Omo Valley pastoralists' girls. Here are some: