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18 November 2015
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
13 August 2013
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“I will start using long-term family planning methods. I also want to encourage my husband to support me in my decision to use FP methods because it will help us raise a healthy and manageable family... Read more
19 April 2013
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 What does the results of population and census 2012 tell us about the state of Tanzania today How has Tanzania changed in the last decade? This is a question that lingered in many Tanzanians and... Read more
21 November 2012
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Plan your life, Plan your Family, Plan your Future! 14 November, Mkwajuni village, Zanzibar - 2012 SWOP launch Every child comes with a blessing "I believe in having many children, every child... Read more
20 September 2012
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5-6 June 2012 Energized and humorous, DED Kate Gilmore was just on the fourth leg of her trip to Africa with a visit to Tanzania. The key event during this stop was a global consultation on family... Read more

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