Child Protection

Monday 1 November 2021

One Stop Centre: Supporting victims of violence in rural Kigoma

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

Save the Children Reactive statement on Zanzibar’s government announcement for girls’ school re-entry after giving birth

 

Tuesday 29 December 2020

Ensuring Every Child is Protected in Zanzibar

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

Ending Child Marriage in Tanzania: Pursuing the distant but non-elusive dream

Friday 10 March 2017

Save the Children Tanzania Celebrates Women's Day

It happens, the Save the Children Tanzania office women decided to show solidarity, commitment and enthusiasm for change by dressing all in white during the IWD 2017.

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