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Human Rights Groups In Tanzania Fighting To Help Pregnant Teen Girls Complete Their Education

Human Rights Groups In Tanzania Fighting To Help Pregnant Teen Girls Complete Their Education

It’s incredibly depressing to read about such denigration of teen girls happening in 2017. Yes, we are well aware that gender inequality and discrimination is rampant in a number of […]

August 3, 2017 ×
New ‘Women On Wheels’ Initiative In Tanzania Aimed At Empowering Women Economically

New ‘Women On Wheels’ Initiative In Tanzania Aimed At Empowering Women Economically

There is a growing movement around the world, especially in under-developed and developing nations, that recognizes the importance of female empowerment on the economy. Studies show that with increased participation […]

December 8, 2016 ×
Tanzania Launches Its First Ever Training Course On Human Rights & Preventing Gender Violence

Tanzania Launches Its First Ever Training Course On Human Rights & Preventing Gender Violence

We’ve all heard the saying “actions speak louder than words”. We absolutely believe this, but also, in equal measure, that words matter greatly. What we teach our children has the […]

November 17, 2016 ×
Heterosexual Tribal Women In Tanzania Are Marrying Each Other For Very Unique Reasons

Heterosexual Tribal Women In Tanzania Are Marrying Each Other For Very Unique Reasons

In Tanzania, as in almost all African countries, same sex marriage is illegal, and sadly there are little to no LGBT rights and protection under the law. But in certain […]

August 24, 2016 ×
From Child Abuse To CEO: African Woman Conquers Her Past To Help Other Girls Have A Future

From Child Abuse To CEO: African Woman Conquers Her Past To Help Other Girls Have A Future

By Joelle Wyser-Pratte Recently I read a story about Consoler Eliya, founder and CEO of the New Hope for Girls Organization (NHGO), which operates out of Tanzania. Consoler Eliya had […]

October 13, 2015 ×
Meet The Woman Running A Safe House Protecting Girls From FGM In Tanzania

Meet The Woman Running A Safe House Protecting Girls From FGM In Tanzania

One of the most despicable and ugly fights in the battle for women’s rights globally is against female genital mutilation. It is a cultural practice often referred to as female […]

April 29, 2015 ×