Monday 1 November 2021
Elizabeth (not her real name) a resident of one of the villages in Kibondo District in Kigoma Region was only 14 years when she was raped several times by her uncle who threatened to kill her if she revealed her ordeal. However, she still decided to get help but due to the long distance to the counselling service unit, the police station and the health centre, Elizabeth only received first aid a day later - and was told there was no evidence of rape!
Monday 19 April 2021
Save the Children Reactive statement on Zanzibar’s government announcement for girls’ school re-entry after giving birth
Tuesday 29 December 2020
Despite strides by the government and stakeholders to eradicate violence, there are still many children in Tanzania who report experiencing violence and abuse; many of them failing to receive immediate support.
According to government statistics collected from the police, about 1,091 abuse and violence- related incidents were reported to various police stations in Unguja and Pemba in 2017/2018, compared to 2,449 incidents that were reported in 2016/2017.
Wednesday 18 December 2019