Tanzania Fights for Girls' Rights

Deputy Community Development, Gender and Children Minister Ummy Mwalimu is on a tour to several villages in an attempt to fight female genital mutilation in the country.

  • Tanzania:  FGM Is Really Bad, It Must Be Fought

    Tanzania Daily News, 17 December 2012

    IT has come to light that an unspecified number of girls have been lined up for female genital mutilation (FGM) in Tarime District villages this month. read more »

Campaign to protect girl child underway in Tanzania.

  • Tanzania:  Tarime Anti-FGM Drive Gets Boost From Minister Ummy

    Tanzania Daily News, 16 December 2012

    THE Deputy Minister for Community Development, Gender and Children, Ms Ummy Mwalimu is on a four-day working tour of Tarime district in Mara region to campaign an anti female ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Tarime Moves to Protect Child Rights

    Tanzania Daily News, 10 December 2012

    CHILDREN in the northern part of Tarime District, Mara Region have every reason to smile following formation of a Child Protection team (CPT) that is intended to safeguard their ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  FGM Steady March to Death in Tarime

    Tanzania Daily News, 7 December 2012

    ABOUT 30 senior traditional leaders of Kurya community's various clans met at a significant meeting last weekend and drove the last nail in the coffin of female genital mutilation ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Modern FGM Not Harmful, Tarime Traditional Leaders Claim

    Tanzania Daily News, 5 December 2012

    FEMALE Genital Mutilation (FGM) practice has been modernized to avoid harming private parts of young girls in Tarime District of Mara Region, traditional leaders have said. read more »

  • Tanzania:  Hundreds of Villagers Test for HIV/Aids in Serengeti

    Tanzania Daily News, 4 December 2012

    HUNDREDS of people from a remote village of Kenyamonta in Serengeti District, Mara Region participated in an HIV/AIDS testing programme, an official said. read more »

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