#Tanzania

  • Article: Kenyan Girls Are Being Taken to Tanzania and Uganda on FGM 'Vacations'
    Girls & Women

    Kenyan Girls Are Being Taken to Tanzania and Uganda on FGM 'Vacations'

    Dec. 18, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Kenya criminalised FGM in 2011 with a minimum punishment of three years in prison and a $2,000 fine. Read more

  • Article: This Inspiring Anti-Child Marriage Advocate Just Won a Major Award
    Girls & Women

    This Inspiring Anti-Child Marriage Advocate Just Won a Major Award

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 13, 2018

    Rebeca Gyumi will receive the UN’s 2018 Human Rights Prize. Read more

  • Article: Tanzania's Sexist Laws Cut Off Thousands of Women From Quality Education
    Education

    Tanzania's Sexist Laws Cut Off Thousands of Women From Quality Education

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 12, 2018

    Young mothers have to jump through too many hoops to learn. Read more

  • Article: Tanzania Makes Deal With World Bank to Ensure Pregnant Girls Stay in School
    Education

    Tanzania Makes Deal With World Bank to Ensure Pregnant Girls Stay in School

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 19, 2018

    The financial institution announced it will resume its $300 million educational loan. Read more

  • Article: Tanzania Just Lost $300 Million for Banning Pregnant Girls From School
    Education

    Tanzania Just Lost $300 Million for Banning Pregnant Girls From School

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 14, 2018

    The World Bank pulled a loan to help make quality secondary education more accessible. Read more

  • Article: 10 Men Arrested in Tanzania for Allegedly Holding a Gay Wedding
    Citizenship

    10 Men Arrested in Tanzania for Allegedly Holding a Gay Wedding

    By Jerica Deck|Nov. 8, 2018

    This is days after Gov. Makonda initiated an LGBTQ witch hunt. Read more

  • Article: Tanzanian Government Distances Itself From Calls for LGBTQ Crackdown
    Citizenship

    Tanzanian Government Distances Itself From Calls for LGBTQ Crackdown

    Nov. 5, 2018|Voice of America

    Last week, a public official asked people to send him the names of anyone "suspected of being gay." Read more

  • Article: A Tanzanian Governor Created a Team to Hunt Down LGBTQ People
    Citizenship

    A Tanzanian Governor Created a Team to Hunt Down LGBTQ People

    By Jerica Deck|Nov. 1, 2018

    People are facing violence, anal examinations, and a 30-year prison sentence. Read more