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  • As the globe gears up to commemorate International Women’s Day – the scourge of violence against women still remains.  Despite numerous international and national laws, violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread abuses of human rights worldwide. One in five women globally will face rape or attempted rape in her lifetime.

  • Kongamano la Kimataifa la Usalama wa Chakula linatoa wito kwa Serikali kuahirisha mipango ya kusambaza teknolojia inayotumia Mimea/Wanyama Waliobadilishwa Vinasaba (GMO) kote nchini Tanzania. Kongamano hilo linatafuta kujua kwa nini jamii duniani kote zinakataa mazao na vyakula vinavyotokana na Mimea/Wanyama Waliobadilishwa Vinasaba, na zinapigania haki za wakulima na walaji kwa kuchagua wanataka kulima mazao gani na wanataka kula nini.

  • An international conference on Food Sovereignty calls for Government to suspend plans to spread GM biotechnology across Tanzania. The conference, hosted by international NGO SWISSAID, explores why communities around the world are rejecting GM crops and foods and standing up for the rights of farmers and consumers to choose what they grow and what they eat.

  • As the global population hits 7 billion this month, ActionAid has today warned that a triple crisis of climate change, depleted natural resources and rocketing food prices, could dwarf the world’s ability to feed them all. 

  • Aid dependency among 54 of the world’s poorest countries has declined by a third over the last decade, according to a new report from ActionAid. The Real Aid 3 report also reveals that since 2006 there has been an increase in good quality aid – real aid – from 51 per cent to 55 per cent.

  • Tamasha la 10 la Jinsia litafanyika Dar es Salaam kuanzia Jumanne hadi Ijumaa (13 - 16 Septemba 2011) lenye mada kuu Jinsia, Demokrasia na Maendelo na kulenga kujadili kwa kina masuala ya ardhi, nguvu kazi na maisha endelevu.

  • The 10th Tanzania Gender Festival (GF) is to take place in Dar es Salaam from Tuesday 13th to Friday 16th September 2011 under the broad theme Democracy and Development, focusing on land, labour and livelihood.

  • ActionAid Tanzania in collaboration with the Agenda Participation 2000 (AP2000), Youth Partnership Countrywide (YPC) and Tanga Youth Development Association (TAYODEA) are launching a campaign to address the critical lack of stable supply of electricity in the country.

  • ActionAid Tanzania in collaboration with the Tanzania Land Alliance (TALA) under the Land Accountability Project (LAP) launches a web-based land portal to aid in accessing information and discussion of land related issues in Tanzania.

  • ActionAid has today warned that women in Kenya are resorting to the life-threatening practice of binding their stomachs as hunger in East Africa escalates.  The revelation comes as the UN announces that 11 million people have been affected by one of the worst droughts in 60 years.

  • ActionAid has launched a £1.5 million appeal to urgently step up its work in drought-affected East Africa.

  • An alliance of Tanzanian and International NGOs and businesses are urging government regulators to resist pressure to remove safety legislation protecting Tanzanian farmers and consumers.

  • Members of the 100 Years International Women’s Day coalition strongly feel that in Tanzania, like elsewhere in the world, these diverse roles that women play in our lives and their contributions are seldom recognized, often ignored and remain invisible

  • While the world is commemorating the World Food Day on 16th October 210, todate one billion people - most of them from sub-Saharan Africa - go hungry.

  • ActionAid has today revealed that hunger is costing poor nations $450 billion a year - more than ten times the amount needed to halve hunger by 2015 and meet Millennium Development Goal One.

  • The “free trade” Europe is calling for is not in fact free at all and is certainly not fair for East Africa.

  • Civil Society gathered in Tanzania are demanding an alternative economic system that will ensure: prosperity, resilience, and inclusive growth for all Africans.

  • Takribani watu 300 walikusanyika/shiriki katika Jukwa Mbadala la Mwafrika lilofanyika jijijni Dar es Salaam tarehe 5 na 6 Mei 2010 ili kujadili mafanikio, uimara na ukuaji jumuishi wa Afrika.

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