Tanzania

Tanzania: Najjat Omar Documentaries on Rape issue and Early Pregnancy

The first Documentary it a story about a father who raped his four daughters and the government (law enforcement) did not make a justice for the girls, and also shows how the girls were abused in Tabora Region. The second Documentary it is about a story of a 16 year old young lady who got […]

September 19, 2018 Themes: GBV | Gender based violence | Gender equality | Media | Young Women Programs: Protocol @ work

Tanzania: 9 winners awarded at Gender and News Summit

Tanzania: 9 winners awarded at Gender and News Summit

Dar es Salaam, 25 August: The Tanzania Gender and News Summit attended by over 150 people and hosted by UN Women together with its technical partners Gender Links and funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation came to a celebratory close last night with the Summit Awards commending journalists in Tanzania for gender aware […]

August 25, 2018 Themes: Gender and Media Awards Programs: Advocacy | Gender & Media

Tanzania: Govt has measures to achieve gender equality

Tanzania: Govt has measures to achieve gender equality

By Khalila Abdul and Yusuf Ahmadi Dar es Salaam, 24 August: The Tanzania government has put in place several measures in a quest to achieve gender equality by 2030. Speaking at the Gender and News Summit Minister of Constitution and Legal Affairs, Professor Palamagamba Kabudi urged people to reflect on how far the country has […]

Gender and News Summit providing learning platform for media

Gender and News Summit providing learning platform for media

By Khalila Abdul Da es Salaam , 23 August:The Gender and News Summit has gathered over 150 participants from the media sector, civil society and government to share learn and advocate on gender equality. Speaking to several participants at the summit many young women and men  shared how this has provided a learning platform for […]

August 24, 2018 Themes: Gender and Media Awards | Gender equality Programs: Gender & Media

Tanzania: Journalists share good practices on gender sensitive reporting

Tanzania: Journalists share good practices on gender sensitive reporting

By Yusufu Ahmadi Dar es Salaam, 24 August: The on going gender and media summit saw journalists from across the country share how they are succedding in undertaking gender sensitve and responsive journalism . Some research undertaken by journalists in Tanzania have shown that despite little improvement towards achieving gender equality and ending gender based […]

Tanzania: Media silencing womens voices and stories

Tanzania: Media silencing womens voices and stories

By Yusufu Ahmadi Dar es Salaam, 23 August : The 2018 Gender and News Summit which started  in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on today  has shown that the media in the country still has a herculean task in promoting womens voices in and through the media. Presenting the statistics on that first-ever UN Women coordinated […]

August 22, 2018 Themes: Media Programs: Advocacy | GEM Summit and Awards | Gender & Media

Tanzania: Data important in telling the gender equality story

Tanzania: Data important in telling the gender equality story

By Khalila Abdul Dar es Salaam, 22 August : Reliable data and statistics are important to help close the gender gap. This was one of the key things discussed at the ongoing Gender and News Summit in Tanzania. Speaking at one of the parallel sessions on data and statistics under the title using data and […]

August 22, 2018 Themes: Gender and Media Awards | Media Programs: Gender & Media

Tanzania Gender and News Summit

August 17, 2018 Programs: GEM Summit and Awards | Gender & Media

Tanzania: UN Women to host gender & media summit

Tanzania: UN Women to host gender & media summit

HE Vice President of Tanzania and UN Women Executive Director to attend Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA: UN Women announced today it will host a Gender and Media Summit on August 22 to 24, 2018 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Focusing on the acceleration of the implementation of the reporting of the Sustainable Development Goals, the […]

July 6, 2018 Themes: Gender and Media Awards | Gender equality | Media Programs: Gender & Media

“Allow teen mothers to resume school”

“Allow teen mothers to resume school”

For immediate Release: Nairobi – 23/6/2017 African women and girls are outraged and incensed by yesterdays utterances by Tanzania President John Magufuli that teenage mothers impregnated while still in school should not be allowed to go back to their studies for fear of influencing other school girls to also fall pregnant. “That in this 21st […]

June 26, 2017 Themes: Education | Young Women Programs: News