#Tanzania

  • 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|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

  • 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