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Tanzania Children's Agenda Violence Gender Stigma and AIDS Adolescence Nutrition Sara Cameron McBean Tanzania Bangladesh   Brazil   Colombia   India   Iraq   Kenya   Nepal   Papua New Guinea   Senegal   Sudan   Tanzania

Much of this work was originally produced for UNICEF



Campaign to Stop Violence Against Children: An outline of the communication strategy on violence against children as part of the programme response to the most significant examination of violence against children in any developing nation. The UNICEF supported survey showed about 1 in 3 girls and 1 in 6 boys  had experienced sexual abuse and over 70 per cent of girls and boys had experienced physical abuse. Read more

The Children’s Agenda is a national advocacy strategy for child rights. It brings together more than 30 organizations working for children, government and children themselves, who collectively advocate for increased budgets and more effective implementation of the Top Ten Investments for children. The Top Ten defines priority action for national and local government, civil society, mass media, and children themselves. Read more

Stigma and HIV in Zanzibar Children affected and infected by HIV and AIDS describe the devastating impact of stigma and discrimination through a photographic exhibition. Includes the story of Fatma age 16, “I try to comfort my younger sister and tell her not to cry. We will get through this together….” Read more

Gender inequalities Data from the 2010 Tanzania Demographic and Health Survey reveals continuing discrimination against girls and women in Tanzania.  More than on third of Tanzanian women aged 15-45 years do not participate in final decisions regarding their own health care. The data show that this pattern of discrimination is deep rooted throughout society - unaffected by level of education or socio-economic status. Read more

Adolescence in Tanzania An analysis of the situation, opportunities and challenges facing Tanzania’s adolescents in reproductive health, education, protection, HIV and AIDS and access to participation. Includes downloads of the complete report and young person’s version of the report, published by UNICEF. Read more

Communication for social change in Tanzania

Adolescents

Photos:

Hiroki Gomi, Sala Lewis,

Julie Pudlowski

The Stunting Crisis in Tanzania Introduction to an advocacy strategy to combat stunting in Tanzania, developed for the UN REACH agencies: World Food Programme (WFP), UNICEF, World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Read more