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1 December 2019
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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... 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... Read more

20 November 2019
News

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... 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... Read more

30 October 2019
News

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... Read more

30 October 2019
News

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... Read more

23 October 2019
News

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... Read more

12 October 2019
News

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... Read more

11 October 2019
Statement

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

Our Executive Director's statement on the International Day of the Girl 2019.

9 September 2019
News

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... Read more

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