#Tanzania

  • Article: Rhino Population Surges 1,000% in Tanzania Following Poaching Crackdown
    Environment

    Rhino Population Surges 1,000% in Tanzania Following Poaching Crackdown

    By Joe McCarthy|July 11, 2019

    The country has a major economic incentive to protect the animals. Read more

  • Article: I Worked With a Community in Tanzania to Create a Film About Teenage Pregnancy
    OpinionEducation

    I Worked With a Community in Tanzania to Create a Film About Teenage Pregnancy

    June 24, 2019

    Filmmaker Justin Spray explores "poverty porn", girls' education, and the power of stories. Read more

  • Article: Tanzania Is Bringing Back Tax On Menstrual Products, and Activists Are Not Having It
    Girls & Women

    Tanzania Is Bringing Back Tax On Menstrual Products, and Activists Are Not Having It

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 24, 2019

    The tax was scrapped last year but the minister of finance says it’s not working. Read more

  • Article: Violence Against Children Is on the Rise in Tanzania
    Girls & Women

    Violence Against Children Is on the Rise in Tanzania

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 22, 2019

    Cases of child rape have tripled between 2017 and 2018. Read more

  • Article: Zanzibar Women Trained as Solar Engineers Bring Light to Remote Villages
    Girls & Women

    Zanzibar Women Trained as Solar Engineers Bring Light to Remote Villages

    May 21, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A new program provides jobs for women in Zanzibar and electricity to poor families. Read more

  • Article: Tanzania Bans Tourists From Bringing Plastic Bags Into the Country
    Environment

    Tanzania Bans Tourists From Bringing Plastic Bags Into the Country

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Pia Gralki|May 16, 2019

    The effort to eliminate plastic bags is becoming unstoppable. Read more

  • Article: London Just Hosted a Cricket World Cup to Support Children Living on the Streets
    Citizenship

    London Just Hosted a Cricket World Cup to Support Children Living on the Streets

    May 15, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    England's team was captained by former Rohingya child refugee, Jasmin Akter. Read more

  • Article: 460 Adolescent Girls Are Infected With HIV Daily: UNAIDS Report
    Health

    460 Adolescent Girls Are Infected With HIV Daily: UNAIDS Report

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 16, 2019

    Some 50 girls aged between 10 and 19 die from AIDS-related causes every day. Read more