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Dr. Hashina Begum, Acting Country Representative UNFPA Tanzania with Hon. Mahmoud Thabit Kombo Health Minister in Zanzibar.. showing the signed handing over agreement

26 January 2017

UNFPA Handing Over

The Zanzibar health Minister Mr. Mahmoud Thabit Kombo has called upon staff at the Ministry of health Zanzibar to work hard and increase their commitment towards reduction of maternal mortality in the Isles. Speaking...

18 November 2015

It’s the barriers to communication which hurt the girl child

In celebrating the International Day of the Girl Child on October 11, Tanzania joins everyone who believes that girls should experience happy childhoods, free of violence and discrimination.

1 June 2015

Burundi refugees giving birth in unsafe conditions

Tens of thousands of Burundian refugees are seeking shelter in Tanzania. On their way to safety, women are giving birth in unsafe conditions. Hundreds of cases of gender-based violence have been reported.


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Women with no education get married on average at age 17.7 years versus 23.1 years for women with secondary or higher education.

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