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5 May 2017
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The Vice President has directed council building of health workers: The Vice President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Hon Samia Suluhu Hassan has directed all councils in the country should... Read more
12 April 2017
Feature Story
Young people of Tanzania are not sitting by waiting for social progress; the young people UNFPA works with are pro-active members of society who want to see change. Sada Mohamed Zahran is a volunteer... Read more
22 March 2017
In the News
KIGOMA, Tanzania – Women are giving birth on ferries, in temporary shelters and en route to Tanzania’s Nyarugusu refugee camp, say relief workers responding to the Burundi crisis, which has sent tens... Read more
26 January 2017
In the News
Dr. Hashina Begum, Acting Country Representative UNFPA Tanzania with Hon. Mahmoud Thabit Kombo Health Minister in Zanzibar.. showing the signed handing over agreement
He said the time is high that health staff need to assess   themselves and plan on roles that can play to curb this    Problem. The Minister has commended UNFPA for being strategic partner in... Read more
18 November 2015
In the News
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. This... Read more
21 January 2015
In the News
The story of 16-year-old Diana (not her real name), a girl from Sirari district who, together with her sister, graduated from a month-long alternative rites of passage camp at the UNFPA-supported... Read more
21 January 2015
In the News
TARIME, Tanzania - As efforts to end female genital mutilation (FGM) intensify in Tanzania, more than 800 young people in Tarime and Loliondo districts have gone through alternative rites of passage... Read more
7 October 2014
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DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – Happiness, from the Mara Region of Tanzania, was 12 years old when her parents decided she was old enough to be married. They pulled her from school, planned to have her... Read more
15 August 2014
In the News
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — In an effort to improve maternal health situation and reaching the MDG5 targets, President Jakaya Kikwete launched the ‘Sharpened One Plan’ (2014-2015) to accelerate... Read more
8 May 2014
In the News
It is about 26 months ago when Haji Bakari's daughter Zamzam (not her real name) fell pregnant; she was only 16 years old. Zamzam is now among 20,000 other girls in the developing countries who give... Read more

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