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1. New rights group comes aboard
  Monday, February 15, 2016  
  The alliance’s chairperson, Ms Imelda Urio, said in Dar es Salaam over the weekend that the alliance would also be a vital platform to raise awareness on women’s rights largely on land ownership.

She said that land ownership by women would speed up social development. “The alliance will also be creating awareness to its members on the proposed constitution. This will enlighten interest groups including women,” said Ms Urio shortly after being appointed chairperson of the alliance.
  Monday, November 30, 2015  
  It never dawned in Johari Kemmy Sadiq's mind that a seemingly normal and ambitious less habit of picking up pieces of cloth and designing small dresses for dolls, after watching her mother stitch clothes, like any other toddler, would develop into a dream that has seen her not only living it but also taking her to places she could have never imagined.

Hailing from Bukoba and born at Muhimbili National Hospital, Sadiq confesses that the mere act of watching her mother cultivated a passion of ripping fabric apart and joining the pieces to fashion. "With resilience I have been able to build my fashion house though modest but with wide achievable dreams," she added.
3. Are we getting too busy for our children?
  Thursday, September 24, 2009  
  With the pressure of making ends meet, househelps are filling in the place that was once reserved for only
mothers in child rearing
4. JK hails Tibaijuka for winning Goteborg Award
  Friday, July 17, 2009  
  President Jakaya Kikwete has commended Prof Anna Tibaijuka, executive director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (Habitat) for clinching the 2009 Göteborg Award, the prestigious ‘Nobel Prize in Environment’.

The president told Prof Tibaijuka that the award showed that the whole world recognized her leadership and success in promoting permanent settlements in the world.
5. World Bank to boost women entrepreneurs, partners with Uganda, Tanzania, Nigeria Banks
  Wednesday, March 14, 2007  
  In partnership with a commercial bank in Uganda, Tanzania and Nigeria, the World Bank is helping local women leverage the potential of their businesses. These funds secured from WB's private sector arm, the International Finance Corporation are being availed to women entrepreneurs in the small and medium scale enterprises at standing market interest rates.
6. Gender: working towards greater equality
  Thursday, March 1, 2007  
  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 2006 to guide the Bank's gender equality work in the coming four years.
7. Development Gateway Special on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
  Wednesday, November 22, 2006  
  There are some countries where Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) practice is still practiced. The Development Gateway Foundation is preparing a special collection on FGM to provide a package of useful resources to help disseminate information and create greater awareness about this phenomenon.
  Wednesday, October 11, 2006  

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