#Tanzania

  • Article: At Least 80 Girls Were Saved from Child Marriage in Tanzania, Government Reports
    Girls & Women

    At Least 80 Girls Were Saved from Child Marriage in Tanzania, Government Reports

    By Phineas Rueckert|Dec. 27, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The country has one of the highest child marriage rates in the world. Read more

  • Article: Tanzania Pardoned 2 Child Rapists, Prompting Grave Concern
    Girls & Women

    Tanzania Pardoned 2 Child Rapists, Prompting Grave Concern

    Dec. 13, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The victims were 10 schoolgirls aged 6-8. Read more

  • Article: A Tanzanian Woman Was Arrested for Kissing Another Woman at a Party
    Citizenship

    A Tanzanian Woman Was Arrested for Kissing Another Woman at a Party

    By Andrew McMaster|Dec. 4, 2017

    Her arrest is the latest in a government campaign against homosexuality. Read more

  • Article: More Than 100,000 Girls in Tanzania Work in Domestic Servitude in Slave-Like Conditions
    Girls & Women

    More Than 100,000 Girls in Tanzania Work in Domestic Servitude in Slave-Like Conditions

    By Daniele Selby|Nov. 9, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    They were lured into a form of modern day slavery with promises of school and money. Read more

  • Article: 20 People Arrested for ‘Homosexuality’ While Attending HIV/AIDS Workshop in Tanzania
    Citizenship

    20 People Arrested for ‘Homosexuality’ While Attending HIV/AIDS Workshop in Tanzania

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 18, 2017

    The government has also recently cracked down on HIV/AIDS health services. Read more

  • Article: Tanzanian Court Sentenced Six to Prison for Cutting Off the Hand of Albino Boy
    Citizenship

    Tanzanian Court Sentenced Six to Prison for Cutting Off the Hand of Albino Boy

    Sept. 5, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Albinos are attacked for their body parts, which are prized in witchcraft and can fetch a high price Read more

  • Article: Food for Refugees Is ‘Running Out’ in Tanzania, World Food Programme Warns in Call for More Funds
    Food & Hunger

    Food for Refugees Is ‘Running Out’ in Tanzania, World Food Programme Warns in Call for More Funds

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 30, 2017

    Rations for refugees from Burundi and DRC will be cut if funding does not increase. Read more

  • Article: After Delivering Thousands of Units of Blood in Rwanda, This Company is Headed to Tanzania
    Finance & Innovation

    After Delivering Thousands of Units of Blood in Rwanda, This Company is Headed to Tanzania

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 25, 2017

    Drones can avoid hills and mudslides to make speedy medical deliveries. Read more