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Fact Sheet: Ujana Wangu Nguvu Yangu

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Launched in July 2018, the Ujana Wangu Nguvu Yangu “My youth, My power” project funded by Irish Aid focuses on strengthening health systems, human resources and infrastructure so that access to quality sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) services and information, including maternal and child health and gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and response, is expanded for some of the furthest behind women and young people in local communities in Kigoma Region – with targeted support to young people living in the three refugee camps.

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The State of the World's Midwifery 2021

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The State of the World’s Midwifery 2021 builds on previous reports in the SoWMy series and represents an unprecedented effort to document the whole world’s Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Adolescent Health workforce, with a focus on midwives. It calls for urgent investment in midwives to enable them to fulfil their potential.

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Your Rights – Our Vision: A snapshot of 2020

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The 2020 Highlights provide a snapshot of UNFPA’s work and progress in 2020, as we continue to work in support of the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, and with our partners, to deliver on our collective vision for  2030. A better and more equal world for women and young people; a world where every woman and young person has control over their bodies and real rights and choices.  

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Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic, Midwives Save Lives

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The aim of these personal stories from midwives and the findings in this report are to stimulate policy discussions and enable evidence-based decision-making at national and subnational levels, and to help countries meet their commitments towards the reduction of preventable maternal death.

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Your Rights: Our Vision - UNFPA Tanzania 2020 Highlights

Annual Report

2020 was a remarkably difficult, very sad – and different year, but UNFPA Tanzania’s mission remained the same – to ensure that the sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights of women and girls and young people were protected. That progress made towards global goals, UNFPA’s three zeros – zero unmet need for family planning, zero preventable maternal deaths and zero gender-based violence and harmful practices by 2030 – and the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) did not stall. 

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My Body is My Own

State of World Population Report

The 2021 State of World Population report marks the first time a United Nations report focuses on the power and agency of individuals to make choices about their bodies without fear, violence or coercion.

The report examines data on women’s decision-making power and on laws supportive of sexual and reproductive health and rights.

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UNFPA – Delivering for women and young people

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Our vision is to advance the International Conference on Population and Development Programme of Action’s promise of realizing sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights and girl’s and women’s empowerment and gender equality, while leaving no one behind, in particular youth as agents of positive change and the leaders of the generation to carry forward the ICPD promise and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. 

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Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Family Planning and Ending Gender-based Violence, Female Genital Mutilation and Child Marriage

Technical Reports and Document

UNFPA aims to achieve three world-changing results by 2030, the deadline for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. These are: Ending unmet need for family planning, ending gender-based violence including harmful practices such as female genital mutilation and child marriage, and ending all preventable maternal deaths. COVID-19 pandemic could critically undermine progress made towards achieving these goals.

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The Road to Zero

Annual Report

The world has changed since this report was written, but as we come together to stop the spread of COVID-19, UNFPA Tanzania remains as committed as ever to delivering on our three zeros – zero unmet need for family planning; zero maternal death; and zero gender-based violence and harmful practices – and will continue to prioritize and respond to the needs of the most vulnerable women and girls and young people.

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COVID-19: A Gender Lens

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Disease outbreaks affect women and men differently, and pandemics make existing inequalities for women and girls and discrimination of other marginalized groups such as persons with disabilities and those in extreme poverty, worse. This needs to be considered, given the different impacts surrounding detection and access to treatment for women and men.

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