By Loveness Tendwa Dogodogo Centre Street Children Trust is an non-governmental organization located in Kigogo, Dar es Salaam. It has one house for children, and a Multipurpose Training Centre which provides tailoring, carpentry, multimedia and electrical training for street children who complete primary education. It was established in 1992 with the aim of caring for […]

By Seif Silavia and Modeckai Francis Women and children in Tanzania are the most at risk when it comes to health related issues, despite receiving free medical treatment. According to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, maternal healthcare is under the national package of Essential Reproductive and Child Health Intervention Package, tailored at improving […]

By Dominic Fortunatus Women are the backbone of rural economies in developing countries, especially in Africa, as they play a significant role in ensuring the well-being of their families. According to the Global Poverty Project, women work two-thirds of the labour hours and provide 70% of the food, and make only 10% of the income […]

By Scolastica Philemon The status of the education system in Tanzania remains unstable, despite efforts put forth to develop. According to research conducted by Madam Mohan Ladunuri at Dodoma University, the system is in disarray in part due to an education policy that was implemented by the ministry, which states that every ward must have […]

By Zenorine Donath Early marriage involving children is, for the most part, considered normal amongst people in Tanzania. Sometimes, it can be due to poverty, but others tend to assume that it is a way for parents to escape responsibility of taking care of their girls. Ms. Dotto Abdallah, a police officer from Magomeni Police […]

By¬† Magdalena Olelemakata The violation of property ownership in Tanzania has become a critical problem that impacts women, especially widows, in their life regardless of the rights that protect women in owning property. Anamaria Wiliam (40), a resident of Sudan in Temeke district in Dar es Salaam, faces the problem of losing all her inheritance […]

By Loveness Tendwa Gender Based Violence (GBV) includes physical assault, sexual harassment like rape, psychological torture, economic violence and extramarital affairs, which President Kikwete considers as a poverty indicator and stated in public that it should be included in the Millennium Development Goals so as to overcome it. Inspector General of Police, Said Mwema, created […]