Tanzania: Gender equality for social justice

Tanzania: Gender equality for social justice

Date: October 28, 2014
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Dar es Salaam, 2 May: At the opening of the SADC Gender Protocol@Work Summit at New Africa Hotel on Monday, Deputy minister for Community Development, Gender and Children- Dr. Pindi Chana in her keynote address commended the Tanzanian government for efforts being made to address gender gaps existing at different levels of decision making. She further stated that the government of Tanzania has recognised the need for women’s advancement and that the achievement of gender equality is a human rights issue and condition for social justice. Dr. Chana went on to highlight the need for a strong partnership between civil society organisations and the government.

She also recognised that Tanzania still has a long way to go in achieving gender equality, adding that although Tanzania is a signatory to major international and regional instruments, implementation and structural weaknesses in the justice system and access to education, has hindered progress and women’s access to rights.

Click here to watch her speech

This vodcast is part of the GL News Service special coverage of the SADC Gender Protocol Summits underway across the region, offering fresh views on everyday news.


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