#Tanzania

  • Article: Tanzania Ruled Child Marriage Illegal 3 Years Ago. Now It's Trying to Reinstate It.

    Tanzania Ruled Child Marriage Illegal 3 Years Ago. Now It's Trying to Reinstate It.

    By Daniele Selby|July 26, 2019

    Activists are fighting to ensure the ban remains in place and is finally enforced. Read more

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

    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
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    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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