Mwera Village kicks off 16 Days of Activism

People from all over Pangani District flocked to Mwera  village  on November 25th to  participate  in the 2019 launch of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.  They turned this year’s theme: “Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands against Rape!” into a colorful event that showed how Pangani Women and Girls experienced rape, sexual… Read More »

UZIKWASA and Pangani District Authorities join against GBV and Child Abuse

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 »

Joining Hands for Gender Justice -Our new book is out!

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 »

Partnerships for Gender Justice- WOLEA & Tree of Hope& UZIKWASA

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 »

Pangani FM among Top Media Houses in the Country.

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 »

Journal article on UZIKWASA program published

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.