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18 September 2018
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LAKE TANGANYIKA, off Kigoma, Tanzania—When midwife Mariam Abrahman, 32, rescued a heavily pregnant woman from a flimsy boat carrying Burundian refugees in Lake Tanganyika, she knew she’d arrived just... Read more
14 September 2018
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What strategies work best in combating female genital mutilation (FGM), child marriage and teenage pregnancy? What challenges need to be overcome and how can we learn from each other’s experiences?... Read more
4 September 2018
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On 28th August, the President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council, H.E. Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein, launched the Zanzibar Joint Programme (ZJP) – a development collaboration between the... Read more
15 August 2018
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Male income generating activity
Visiting youth spaces in the community The youth of Tanzania held a series of events to mark this year’s International Youth Day with its theme “Safe Spaces for Youth”.  On 10th August, activities... Read more
14 August 2018
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Audience at WPD
This year’s World Population Day focused attention on the urgency and importance of population issues with the theme: “Family Planning is a Human Right.”  The concept of family planning as a human... Read more
7 August 2018
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Giving birth in Simiyu Region is a painful ordeal that many women have to endure. Long distances to health facilities, poor infrastructure including a lack of equipment, and a shortage of qualified... Read more
7 August 2018
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Pregnancy and childbirth are life-changing experiences for a woman; yet they can also be life-threatening when women do not have access to quality healthcare services. In Zanzibar, there are 310... Read more
18 July 2018
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His Excellency Roeland van de Geer, Head of Delegation of the European Union to Tanzania and the East African Community Her Excellency Sarah Cooke, British High Commission His Excellency Ian Myles,... Read more
18 July 2018
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International and national agencies come together to intensify efforts to eliminate FGM
UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, together with the European Union Delegation to Tanzania, the High Commission of Canada, the Embassy of Ireland, the Embassy of the... Read more
13 July 2018
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An Evening with Champions Active to #EndFGM
On 16 July, 2018, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Tanzania and the East African Community (EAC), the British High Commission, the Embassy of... Read more

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