Tanzania Allows Teen Mothers Back To School

LOCAL NEWS: Teen mothers in Tanzania who had been stopped from returning to classes have been allowed back to school, in a big policy shift by President Samia Suluhu’s administration. The change in policy comes four years after late president John Magufuli decreed that pregnant schoolgirls be expelled and teen mothers be blocked from returning to school, a move […]

Only one Women Won a Nobel in 2021

Only one women was awarded a Nobel Prize this year, out of 13 laureates. Journalist Maria Ressa of the Philippines shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Russian’s Dmitry Muratov. While that’s better than the record in 2016 and 2017 when women won no awards at all, it is still lower than the average for the […]

President Samia Suluhu Hassan and Post Beijing Challenges

Despite the measures progress, the number of Women participating in Politics and decision making in Tanzania is still low compared to that of men. Tanzania being a patriarchal society, the task of decision making is still predominantly a male task as allocated by the social system and structures that govern it. This upward improvement is […]