On Saturday 15th 2019 UZIKWASA, in collaboration with Pangani District Authorities, awarded the top ten best performing villages in Pangani for their efforts to fight violence against women and children. Almost thousand community members and their leaders attended the colorful event to learn from the winning villages who shared their stories about what they did… Read More »
The book was born out of the idea to provide an in-depth understanding of UZIKWASA’s social change intervention approaches to end gender violence and violence against children in Pangani District. It is the product of an intense five days reflection workshop with UZIKWASA team members towards planning a structured process for taking UZIKWASA social change… Read More »
UZIKWASA has recently entered a new partnership with WOLEA and Tree of Hope, both well established organizations known for their committed work in gender justice and women empowerment in Tanga region. The aim was to take first steps towards inspiring a movement for transformation around gender justice in our region through training approaches that go… Read More »
The Yearbook on Media Quality in Tanzania 2018 assessed a sample of 25 media outlets in the country for quality performance. Criteria included professionalism (multiple sourcing, identifying topics beyond the official agenda), comprehensiveness (various perspectives, addressing root causes of problems, multiple opinions and viewpoints), understandability for audience and ethics. One of the most salient study… Read More »
Addressing Intimate Partner Violence Using Gender –Transformative Approaches at a Community Level in Rural Tanzania: The UZIKWASA program has been published in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Drawing on longitudinal research (hearsay ethnographies) and qualitative methods (IDIs and FGDs), this paper explores how UZIKWASA’s program effects change. Read full article.
KUMBE is a powerful Swahili word expressing surprise and, in a deeper sense, realization or awakening. In UZIKWASA’s Theory of Change, “KUMBE” marks a process of surfacing consciousness, ‘seeing’ oneself and one’s role in society, before taking steps towards change and personal transformation. With the slogan KUMBE! Inanihusu mimi… na sisi sote our new TV… Read More »