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Board Member of the Tanzania Media Women’s Association (TAMWA) Gladness Hemed Munuo launching a Gender Based Violence survey report which was conducted in December 2013 in 20 districts of Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar today at the association’s office in Sinza Mori, Dar es Salaam.
The Tanzania Media Women’s Association (TAMWA) today February 19,2014, released a Gender Based Violence survey report which was conducted last year in twenty districts of Mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar. The report was unveiled to journalist by the association’s board member Gladness Hemedi Munuo today at Sinza – Mori.
The survey is a result of training conducted with the support from UNFPA in which 30 journalists from across the country were sent to the regions to conduct survey.
The report highlights the real situation of GBV in the surveyed areas and factors limiting stakeholders’ efforts to defending women and children rights in the country.
In Tanzania Mainland, the survey was carried out in the following districts and respective regions in brackets; Kahama (Shinyanga), Tarime (Mara), Sengerema (Mwanza), Newala (Mtwara), Mbulu (Manyara), Singida Rural (Singida), Bariadi (Simiyu), Busega (Simiyu), Nkasi (Rukwa), Dodoma (Dodoma), Babati (Manyara), Chunya (Mbeya) and Bunda (Mara) while in Zanzibar, the survey was conducted in six districts from regions of Mjini Magharibi, Kusini Pemba, Kaskazini Pemba, Unguja Kusini and Kaskazini Unguja.
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March 08, 2015
TAMWA scoops two awards at the International Women’s Day 2015
The Tanzania Media Women’s Association (TAMWA) won two awards in recognition of its endless efforts to bring about gender equality and women empowerment in the country.
The awards were presented by Tanzania President Dr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete to TAMWA’s Acting Director, Gladness Munuo, as part of International Women’s Day marked every year on March 8 to celebrate the social, political and economic achievements of women while focusing world attention on areas requiring further action to achieve equality for women.
Nationally, the day was celebrated in Morogoro where TAMWA conducted series of activities such as a presentation on Child Early and Forced Marriage, the provision of legal services and counseling to women, children and gender based violence survivors and engaging the media in publicizing the global event at national level.
The first National Award recognized TAMWA for its outstanding contribution to the awareness raising and prevention of Child Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation.
TAMWA also emerged an overall winner of awards provided in recognition of contributions towards awareness raising on gender equality and women empowerment.
These awards are a result of the advocacy that TAMWA has been doing in collaboration with international partners DANIDA, UNFPA, UN Women and Ford Foundation and with national partners; the Media, the Child Dignity Forum, the Masanga Centre in Tarime, The Tanzania Ending Child Marriage Network (TECMN), and the Anti-FGM Coalition, the ministry of Community Development, Gender and Children and various other stakeholders working against all forms of GBV in Tanzania.
This is the second time within a span of two weeks that TAMWA’s contribution in fighting for gender equality, women empowerment and the rights of the girl child is recognized. On February 24, the High Commission of Canada presented an award to Executive Director of TAMWA, Valerie Msoka to honor her distinguished contribution to the efforts to end child, early and forced marriage in Tanzania.
The Morogoro event, in which President Kikwete was the Guest of Honour, was also attended by Hon. Sophia Simba, Minister of Community Development, Gender and Children, government officials, politicians, members of the diplomatic corps, representatives from UN agencies, funds and programmes, Civil Society representatives, the media and the general public especially women and children.
MAADHIMISHO YA KUPINGA UKEKETAJI SINGIDA
Chama cha Wanahabari Wanawake nchini (TAMWA) Kimeungana na mashirika mengine yanayopinga vitendo vya ukatili wa kijinsia na kutetea haki za binadamu tarehe 6.02.2015 kuadhimisha siku ya kupinga ukeketaji Duniani ambayo mwaka huu imefanyika kitaifa mkoani Singida.
Lengo la maadhimisho hayo ni kuunganisha nguvu za wabunge, wakuu wa mikoa, polisi, mahakama, viongozi wa dini,waathirika wa vitendo hivyo, wanafunzi walimu,wazee wamila pamoja na ngaribaili kuweka mikakati ya kuondoaukatili huo kutoka asilimia 15 hadi sifuri.
Waziri wa jamii,Jinsia na watoto, Sophia samba alikuwa mgeni rasmikatika maadhimisho hayo yenye kauli mbiu isemayo, piga vita ukeketaji.
Mkurugenzi Mtendaji wa TAMWA Valerie Msoka alisema kuwa anaamini ukeketaji unaweza kuisha endapo jamii itapatiwa elimu ya kuondokana na mila kandamizi kwani zinakiuka haki za binadamu na kudhoofisha afya za wasichana na wanawakepia kusababisha vifo vingi
KUTANO MKUU WA WANACHAMA WA TAMWA (AGM 2014)
Tembelea ukarasa wa wafacebook kwa picha na maelezo zaidi kuhusiana na Mkutano Mkuu uliofanyika tarehe 29, machi, 2014.
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