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17 February 2020
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Going to the last mile….on bicycles!

Peer educators at six UNFPA-supported Adolescent and Youth-Friendly (AYF) corners in Simiyu Region have each received a bicycle to make the hard work they do in their communities a little bit easier... Read more

11 February 2020
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Unleashing youth power: A decade of accelerating actions towards zero female genital mutilation

6 February, Dar es Salaam: Youth from Tanzania’s regional chapter of AfriYAN – the African  Youth and Adolescents Network on Population and Development of Eastern and Southern Africa – and Msichana... Read more

6 February 2020
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Unleashing youth power: A decade of accelerating actions towards zero female genital mutilation

6 February, Dar es Salaam: Youth from Tanzania’s regional chapter of AfriYAN – the African  Youth and Adolescents Network on Population and Development of Eastern and Southern Africa – and Msichana... Read more

6 February 2020
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Unleashing youth power: A decade of accelerating actions towards zero female genital mutilation

Joint statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom... Read more

3 February 2020
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Newly-constructed maternity ward will improve the quality of care and health outcomes for women in Kasulu District, Kigoma

Kasulu District, Kigoma, 3 February 2020 – A newly-constructed maternity ward was opened today at Muzye Dispensary  by District Commissioner for Kasulu District, Colonel Simon Anange. The maternity... Read more

10 December 2019
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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

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