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Fact Sheet: FGM in the United Republic of Tanzania

UNFPA Tanzania is committed to accelerating the abandonment of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Tanzania and delivering on the global goal of zero FGM by 2030. 

Our approach is diverse: we work at the policy level supporting government through the National Plan of Action to End Violence Against Women and Children and with communities through our partners.

Our focus is on regions where FGM prevalence is high. We also support regional initiatives to strengthen and coordinate the response to cross-border FGM.

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Fact Sheet Innovation: Working smarter

UNFPA Tanzania invests in innovation to accelerate progress towards global development aspirations including the Sustainable Development Goals and UNFPA’s three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths, end unmet need for family planning, and end violence gender-based violence and all harmful practices.

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Fact Sheet: Young people and HIV and AIDS: Taking action to realize the 90-90-90 targets

UNFPA Tanzania is committed to increasing access to HIV prevention and response services for Tanzania’s youthful population as part of its mandate of ensuring universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights. 

 

Activities focus on building infrastructure and increasing capacity to deliver age-appropriate, equitable and integrated sexual and reproductive health services, including voluntary HIV counselling and testing services, across mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar for some of the most marginalized and vulnerable young people.

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Fact Sheet: Ujana Wangu Nguvu Yangu

Launched in July 2018, the Ujana Wangu Nguvu Yangu Project responds to the tremendous sexual and reproductive health needs and challenges faced by adolescents and young people, both in the community and in refugee camps, in Kigoma Region.

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Kamili 2

Welcome to the second edition of Kamili!  

It’s been a busy first half of the year! On International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM the young people of Mara Region came together to call on government to accelerate efforts to end the harmful practice.  In April, a joint action plan and declaration to curb cross-border FGM was agreed at a regional meeting – the first of its kind – with Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Somalia.

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Fact Sheet: Accelerating progress to make rights and choices a reality for all - Zanzibar

An overview of our activities, initiatives and innovations to increase access to quality voluntary, human-rights based family planning services and information in Zanzibar.

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Fact Sheet: Accelerating progress to make rights and choices a reality for all - Tanzania Mainland

An overview of our activities, initiatives and innovations to increase access to quality voluntary, human-rights based family planning services and information in Tanzania.

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Fact Sheet: Civil registration and vital statistics in Zanzibar

A robust and fully-functioning civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) system is fundamental to rights-based inclusive development, good governance and the realization of human rights.  Since 2010 UNFPA has been supporting the Zanzibar Civil Status Registration Agency (ZCRSA) to develop a modern and electronic civil registration system.

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Fact Sheet: Reaching the furthest behind

Women and girls face extraordinary hardships in humanitarian settings; they endure grave risks and many are thrust into poverty. But they can also face another, more intimate, hardship – the effects of displacement on their sexual and reproductive health and rights.

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State of World Population Report 2019

Fifty years ago, it was hard for women to obtain contraception and relatively easy to die giving birth. Many women were unable to decide whom and when to marry, and when or whether to have children.

A worldwide movement to give women real choices in life culminated in the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), where a consensus was reached about the links between women’s empowerment, sexual and reproductive health, and rights and sustainable development.

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