Hope for Girls and Women’s Founder and Director, Rhobi Samwelly, has been selected by France’s President Macron for a prestigious Marianne Human Rights Defenders Award. Rhobi will travel to Paris, France, in February with the awards ceremony taking place in March 2022. The Marianne initiative for Human Rights Defenders was launched in December 2021 and … Continue reading Rhobi Samwelly selected for Marianne Human Rights Defenders Award
16 Days of Activism runs each year from 25th November, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and culminates on 10th December, Human Rights Day. This is an important 16 days during which people and organisations around the world participate through various means to raise awareness of and eliminate the issues of violence … Continue reading Hope’s 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
Hope for Girls and Women Tanzania is among seven organisations that have be awarded an Open Map Development Tanzania (OMDTZ) Community Impact Microgrant of $5,000. OMDTZ
In June, Hope for Girls and Women Tanzania and Masanga Center recruited 59 Digital champions in Butiama District, Tanzania. Each village has one Digital Champion who will educate girls and women in their communities about the impact of Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
The Hope team recently organised a gathering for women and girls in Serengeti and Butiama to learn important skills to help them generate income. The entrepreneurship training included the sharing of information on how to work economically, ensuring a profit can be made from their industry of choice.
On the weekend of 29th and 30th May 2021, the Hope for Girls and Women Tanzania team collaborated with Grumeti Fund to provide empowerment sessions for local school girls in the Serengeti District.
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