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31. International Forum for Women in Dairying
  Friday, April 13, 2007  by Admin
  The 3rd Annual International Forum for Women in Dairying will be held September 28th and 29th, 2008 at the Madison Concourse Hotel. The mission of the forum is to enrich the lives of global dairy women by encouraging them to share challenges and contributions to the industry and to provide a venue to learn, network and be inspired.
 
32. Notes on Transformative Feminism in Tanzania
  Wednesday, April 11, 2007  by Admin
  Transformative feminism is the belief that change must come about in both the public and private spheres of life. Transformative feminists have organized ways of organizing themselves, so as to challenge male dominant top-down structures in civil society as well as in government. Group centered leadership and collective participatory decision making are some of the examples.
 
33. ICTs can transform the lives of African women
  Wednesday, April 11, 2007  by Admin
  The Business Development Officer of the Ghana- India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT, Sarata Adams has said Information Communication Technology (ICTs) can transform the way women live and the way development takes place in Africa and the world at large. Speaking at the African E-governance conference in Accra, she said, "technologies have many potential benefits for women such as e-commerce and improved access of women to distance learning and work programme."
 
34. Womens meeting to start on Wednesday
  Monday, March 19, 2007  by Admin
  A major forum for women entrepreneurs from East African Community will open in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday. The forum organizer, Rev Dr Gertrude Rwakatare, has said that the Minister for Community Development, Gender and Children, Sofia Simba, will flag off the meeting. The forum seeks to build the capacity of women to be able to trade with confidence both locally and internationally, she said.
 
35. World Bank to boost women entrepreneurs, partners with Uganda, Tanzania, Nigeria Banks
  Wednesday, March 14, 2007  by Admin
  In partnership with a commercial bank in Uganda, Tanzania and Nigeria, the World Bank (WB) is helping local women leverage the potential of their businesses. These funds secured from WB's private sector arm, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) are being availed to women entrepreneurs in the small and medium scale enterprises at standing market interest rates.
 
36. Poor People's Experiences of Health Services in Tanzania
  Thursday, March 08, 2007  by Admin
  Inequalities in health outcomes and health care are important. Form a 'rights' perspective, health policies should seek to narrow inequalities in health care for equal need. From an 'economic' perspective, health care resources are more efficiently used if they are directed towards the groups that need them most. This report is a first attempt to reveal issues of health inequalities and equity, point to key areas of concern, elaborate policy implications, and identify areas for further studies.
 
37. Ending Impunity for Violence Against Women and Girls
  Wednesday, March 07, 2007  by Admin
  8th March is International Women's Day and the theme for Tanzania on this day is Women and Environment - Use Traditional Baskets to Preserve the Environment.
 
38. Women traders get levers for AGOA market entry
  Wednesday, March 07, 2007  by Admin
  Experts in export trade have blamed lack of effective communication as one of the factors that limit women traders from accessing global markets, including the US-African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). It has been said that for any businesswoman to access global markets and enter into AGOA market, one has to understand the needs of buyers, as well as ensuring that they have contacts that can translate their objectives efficiently.
 
39. Despite progress, girls subjected to violence and discrimination
  Tuesday, March 06, 2007  by Admin
  NEW YORK, 5 March 2007 - Violence against women and girls is one of the most extreme forms of inequality, UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman has said. "Despite progress, we continue to live in a world where millions of girls remain out of school, engaged in exploitative labor, are trafficked, are vulnerable to HIV/AIDS and are targets of sexual violence."
 
40. TAMWA - 2007 International Womens Day - Speed up Amending the Marriage Law Act
  Monday, March 05, 2007  by Admin
  As Tanzanianís prepare to celebrate International Women's Day, TAMWA has urged the government to speed up the process of amending the Law of Marriage Act of 1971 to safeguard girlís and womenís rights.
 
41. International Womens Day 2007 - Not about Observance but about Participation
  Monday, March 05, 2007  by Admin
  March 8, 2007 is International Women's Day.
Tanzanian women are gaining more rights, and their lives are beginning to evolve beyond the traditional roles of wife and mother. However, while most women would like to embrace these changes, many lack the skills needed to move forward.
 
42. A Toolkit for Mainstreaming Gender in Higher Education in Africa
  Friday, March 02, 2007  by Admin
  Over the past decade African higher education institutions have been keen to mainstream gender in their core functions of teaching and research. Many gender courses have been introduced to try achieving this though they are not adequate. This toolkit is hoped, among others, to ensure better institutional governance and human rights to achieving equitable development and use of the most skill human capital to accelerate socio economic development in the continent.
 
43. Gender: Working towards greater equality
  Thursday, March 01, 2007  by Admin
  Gender progress has been greater in health and education than in agriculture, infrastructure, private sector and finance. In an effort to better integrate gender concerns in lagging sectors, the Gender Equality as Smart Economics was launched in September 2006 to guide the Bank,s gender equality work in the coming four years.
 
44. Empowering women laudable, says Cherrie Blair
  Tuesday, February 27, 2007  by Admin
  The wife of the UK Prime Minister, Cherrie Blair, has commended the Tanzanian government for the efforts it has been making to empower women so that they contribute more to national development. This was said at the Exim-bank official launch of a finance scheme for women entrepreneurs in Dar es Salaam.
 
45. Commonwealth Secretariat grants Dar women entrepreneurs USD200m
  Friday, February 09, 2007  by Admin
  The Commonwealth Secretariat is to extend financial assistance worth (USD200m) to the Women Entrepreneurship Development Programme (WED) of Dar es Salaam for the training of trainers and farmers on food processing in a bid to reduce post harvest losses incurred due to lack of facilities.
 

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