Alliance Focal Point Organization: Tanzania Gender Network Programme (TGNP)
Contact Person: Grace Kisetu
Postal Address: Mabibo Road P.O. Box 8912 Dar es Salaam Tanzania
Email: grace.kisetu@tgnp.org   
Telephone: +255 22 2443 205/+255 22 2443 450

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Water ‘Is a Game Changer in Woman’s Life’

By Abela Msikula According to the Integrated Labour Force Survey 2014, five households out of 10, equivalent to 54.6 percent in Tanzania mainland reach water services within 400 meters and 11.2 percent are forced to walk over two kilometres in search of the service. Women and girls have been mentioned as victims of the situation, […]

June 11, 2017 Themes: Climate Change
Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Tanzania: Calls for equal participation of women and men in Tanzania upcoming polls

Tanzania: Calls for equal participation of women and men in Tanzania upcoming polls

Women groups in Tanzania have issued a strong manifesto calling for equal participation of women in the upcoming elections. The country will in just two weeks go to the polls to elect a new government.

New Constitution moves Tanzania closer to gender parity

New Constitution moves Tanzania closer to gender parity

There is jubilation among women in different regions, seeing that the Draft Constitution includes a section that gives women the power to own and inherit land, just like their male counterparts.

Media creates awareness of marital rape and GBV

Synovate research conducted during the 2010 Tanzanian elections found that media gave minimal coverage to rural women who were complaining of being coerced by their husbands, sometimes under threat and violence, to vote for particular parties or candidates. The media did not see this as a serious issue. Women’s voices were not sought on this or other election issues.

Tanzania: Young people and local communities at centre of International Women’s Day celebrations

Tanzania: Young people and local communities at centre of International Women’s Day celebrations

The Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance Secretariat this March joined the Tanzania Gender Networking Programme (TGNP) now Alliance focal point in Tanzania, to commemorate International Women’s Day on 7 March. Over 300 representatives including young girls, from the Network’s member organisations from across the country attended the commemorations held at the TGNP grounds in Dar es Salaam.

Tanzania: End gender-based violence

Tanzania: End gender-based violence

Tanzania joined other countries around the world to launch the annual campaign to highlight issues around violence against women lt on 25 November 2011.

December 15, 2011
Programs: About the Alliance | SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

GBI initiative in Tanzania is bearing fruit

The Gender Budgeting Initiative in Tanzania that began as an NGO process in 1997 has now been institutionalised within government with all line departments required to account for the gender responsiveness of their budgets.

September 30, 2011 Themes: Business | Economics | Protocol
Programs: Protocol @ work | SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Culture impeding family planning progress

Education can be the best weapon to persuade people in rural Tanzania to adopt family planning methods for trimming the country’s burgeoning population. Yet deeply rooted cultural and social beliefs that advocate for large families are difficult traditions to shake, making the task a challenge for government and educators.

Indigenous Pamphlets: SADC Gender and Protocol

Indigenous Pamphlets: SADC Gender and Protocol

SADC and Gender Protocol indigenous language pamphlets for Botswana, DRC, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.