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9 September 2019

Engaging men to end gender-based violence in Kigoma

Musoga, a Priest/Reverend of the Pentecost Church, has been holding services for refugees in Nyarugusu Camp for almost 10 years. He also arbitrates conflict between members of his congregation. Most... Read more

16 August 2019
The full and effective participation of youth is critical to realizing the 2030 Agenda.

Putting youth first

Over 600 youth from all over Tanzania gathered in Dodoma on 15 August to take the lead in commemorations for this year’s International Youth Day 2019, with the national theme: “Towards 2030 and an... Read more

12 August 2019

International Youth Day 2019: Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem

My Body, My Life, My World! – a brand new rallying cry for the SDG generation From their communities to their capital cities, young people everywhere are demanding their rights, as affirmed 25 years... Read more

12 August 2019

UNFPA’s Dignity Kit: Making a difference to the lives of mothers in Kigoma Region

It’s been eight months since Mpata* (26) gave birth to her second child at Nyarugusu Health Facility in Nyarugusu Refugee Camp. Two things are a constant reminder of that day – her baby boy Gateka... Read more

19 July 2019

We all must work harder to secure sexual and reproductive rights for all

UNFPA Tanzania refocused attention on accelerating the promise of Cairo in the run up to World Population Day on 11 July 2019. From 9 to 11 July, UNFPA, with the support of the Dodoma Regional Office... Read more

11 July 2019

World Population Day 2019: Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem

Want to improve women’s lives and countries’ prospects for prosperity? Expand contraceptive choice. Her life. Her choice. Our future. Women have a right to make their own decisions about whether... Read more

27 June 2019

It’s time to realize the vision of the ICPD for those who have not yet benefited from the promise of Cairo

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania—“Now is the time to secure the rights, choices and dignity of all, leaving no one behind,” said Jaqueline Mahon, UNFPA Representative in Tanzania, in a call for the movement... Read more

18 June 2019

Choice not chance: Strengthening the reproductive health supply chain in Zanzibar

The United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency (UNFPA) Supplies Programme is dedicated to expanding access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) supplies, including voluntary family... Read more

10 June 2019

Accelerating efforts to make motherhood safer

The Sustainable Development Goals set an ambitious target to reduce the  global maternal mortality ratio to less than 70 per 100,000 live births by 2030. To achieve this target in Tanzania, a large... Read more

24 May 2019

People-centered development is critical for Africa's future to ensure the Africa We Want

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, recommitted to the revolutionary decision taken at the 1994 International Conference on Population and... Read more