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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
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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
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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

11 October 2019
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GirlForce: Unscripted and unstoppable on the road to Nairobi and beyond!

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October Around the world, girls are challenging gender stereotypes and breaking free from the... Read more

9 September 2019
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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

9 September 2019
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Working together for zero female genital mutilation by 2030

In Africa there is a saying: “If you want to go fast, go alone, if you want to go far, go together”. This reflects the collaborative and diverse approach in Tanzania to accelerate efforts to end... Read more

16 August 2019
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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

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