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25 October 2018
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On 8 October, 2018, the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, with support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Delegation of the European Union (EU... Read more
24 October 2018
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Multi-stakeholder participation at the National Dialogue The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania reiterated its commitment to end FGM, child marriage and teenage pregnancies in a three-day... Read more
23 October 2018
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Young open-source mapping volunteers descended on UNFPA during GA week for a mapathon to assist girls at risk of FGM in Tanzania. Mapping for FGM At the tail end of “General Assembly week” in New... Read more
5 October 2018
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ACCRA, Ghana, Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and Development Five-Year Review, 5 October—African ministers in charge of population issues have endorsed the continental report on the... Read more
14 September 2018
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What strategies work best in combating female genital mutilation (FGM), child marriage and teenage pregnancy? What challenges need to be overcome and how can we learn from each other’s experiences?... Read more
4 September 2018
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On 28th August, the President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council, H.E. Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein, launched the Zanzibar Joint Programme (ZJP) – a development collaboration between the... Read more
15 August 2018
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Male income generating activity
Visiting youth spaces in the community The youth of Tanzania held a series of events to mark this year’s International Youth Day with its theme “Safe Spaces for Youth”.  On 10th August, activities... Read more
14 August 2018
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Audience at WPD
This year’s World Population Day focused attention on the urgency and importance of population issues with the theme: “Family Planning is a Human Right.”  The concept of family planning as a human... Read more
7 August 2018
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Giving birth in Simiyu Region is a painful ordeal that many women have to endure. Long distances to health facilities, poor infrastructure including a lack of equipment, and a shortage of qualified... Read more
7 August 2018
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Pregnancy and childbirth are life-changing experiences for a woman; yet they can also be life-threatening when women do not have access to quality healthcare services. In Zanzibar, there are 310... Read more

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