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Reports and Policies

Apr
2003
Publications | Tanzania has made recent efforts to change its national policies by granting women equal legal rights. However, local customary laws often counteract this progress, preventing women from owning and inheriting land, protecting themselves from domestic violence or staving off acute poverty in the case of spousal death. The conflicting macro and micro policies of legal and customary law complicate women’s…
Attachment: Women_Tanzania.doc

Apr
2003
Reports | This paper examines the efficacy of the law providing for maintenance of non-marital children in Tanzania. It looks into the Affiliation Ordinance of 1949 and reveals its limitations in providing for maintenance of non-marital children. It demonstrates that the law is archaic and provides for inadequate maintenance to non-marital children. The paper discusses several limitations in the administration…
Attachment: Illegit_child.pdf

Apr
2000
Policies and Acts | Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania, Sera ya Maendeleo ya Wanawake na Jinsia ya mwaka 2000

Apr
1998
Policies and Acts | Community Development Policy 1996

Apr
1996
Policies and Acts | Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania, Sera ya Taifa ya Maendeleo ya Vijana ya mwaka 1996

Apr
1996
Policies and Acts | Since independence, Tanzania has been preparing and implementing policies and programmes directed at the development of the people. In practice this meant that priority was given to the provision of basic services to the people particularly services related to health, education, and safe and clean water. Particular emphisis was placed on development in the rural areas where the majority of the people…

Sep
1995
Reports | The Platform for Action is an agenda for women’s empowerment. It aims at accelerating the implementation of the Nairobi Forward-looking Strategies for the Advancement of Women 1/ and at removing all the obstacles to women’s active participation in all spheres of public and private life through a full and equal share in economic, social, cultural and political decision-making. This means…

Apr
1994
Policies and Acts | Policy on Women in Development 1992

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