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12 August 2021
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Empowering youth to be the change they demand

On International Youth Day, UNFPA in Tanzania celebrates the power of youth. Those individuals, innovators and trailblazers across the country who... Read more

9 July 2021
Statement

The COVID-19 pandemic may have lasting consequences on population

Our Executive Director's statement for World Population Day 2021 explains why rights and choices for all must lie at the heart of any response... Read more

9 July 2021
News

Building a better world with rights and choices at the centre

Five months on from joining the Adolescent Girls' Club, Hazima is a volunteer peer educator and employed as an assistant trainer for the... Read more

27 May 2021
News

From commitment to action: Breaking down barriers to menstrual hygiene management in Kigoma

Today, as Menstrual Hygiene Day is commemorated around the globe, with a call for increased investments and action to realize the collective vision... Read more

22 May 2021
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Prevention is key to ending obstetric fistula

Today is International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, marked as the deadline for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the promise to achieve... Read more

19 May 2021
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Ensuring the invisible are visible and no one gets left behind

The 2022 Tanzania PHC – part of the 2020 round of censuses that are taking place around the globe – is a large and challenging exercise, but its... Read more

12 May 2021
News

Gender equality is everyone’s struggle

Transforming boys' and men's intimate and interpersonal relationships, and engaging men in holding other men to account, is critical to... Read more

11 May 2021
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Menstruation and human rights - Frequently asked questions

How is menstruation related to human rights? When does menstruation start? What are common myths and taboos about menstruation? What is period... Read more

5 May 2021
News

Global shortage of 900,000 midwives threatens women’s lives and health, new report shows

“A 35-year-old pregnant woman came to our clinic with abdominal pain,” recalled Hawrin Yousif, a midwife in the Khazir displacement camp in the... Read more

5 May 2021
News

Supporting nurse-midwives to realise their potential in Kigoma

Lusekelo Robert Mwakitalima, a nurse-midwife, starts another busy day at Mwanga Dispensary, in Kabanga Village, Kasulu Town Council, Kigoma Region.... Read more

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