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10 December 2019
Statement

Message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on Human Rights Day

Youth Standing up for Human Rights On this Human Rights Day, we at UNFPA salute the young people who are pushing for progress and making meaningful change in their communities, countries and around... Read more

6 December 2019
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Strengthening response services for survivors of violence in Mara Region

27 November 2019. UNFPA continues to support efforts to build a stronger response to violence against women and children in Tanzania with the launch of three Police Gender and Children’s Desks (PGCDs... Read more

1 December 2019
Statement

World AIDS Day: Communities make the difference

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World AIDS Day This World AIDS Day, UNFPA recognizes the vital role of communities in delivering sexual and reproductive health services... Read more

25 November 2019
Statement

Message from Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

The crime of rape is a severe human rights violation, yet it remains widespread around the globe. Sexual violence is an epidemic that thrives in times of conflict and during emergencies, once the... Read more

20 November 2019
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Breaking the silence on menstruation in Kigoma

   “Many families in my village send their daughter to a friend’s or relatives house when she has her period”, says Aziah,* one of 650 adolescent girls and young women who have attended education... Read more

1 November 2019
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Religious leaders in Zanzibar pledge their support for voluntary family planning initiatives

From 21st to 24th October 2019, UNFPA Tanzania, together with the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar and the Mufti’s Office, invited renowned scholars and religious leaders from the International... Read more

30 October 2019
News

The 2022 Census: Using innovation to make sure everyone counts!

Once a decade the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania undertakes one of its largest and challenging exercises – a Population and Housing Census (PHC). It requires mapping the entire country... Read more

30 October 2019
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Government of Ireland renews its partnership with UNFPA to support the second year of the Ujana Wangu Nguvu Yangu “My youth, My power” project

On 29th October the Government of Ireland renewed its partnership with UNFPA Tanzania to provide support for the second year of the Ujana Wangu Nguvu Yangu (My Youth, My Power) project, which... Read more

23 October 2019
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The “Afya Bora” ambulance boat goes into action in Zanzibar

October 9 2019. It was raining as the “Afya Bora” was launched on to the waters of Zanzibar, but nothing could dampen the mood.  After two years of consultations with the Ministry of Health (MoH)... Read more

12 October 2019
News

The Girls of Nyarugusu Refugee Camp, Kigoma: Unscripted and Unstoppable

On 11th October 2019, UNFPA, together with the International Rescue Committee and other partners supporting the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania to respond to the humanitarian needs of... Read more

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