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Tanzania has taken a firm stand against gender abuse in all its forms, at home, at the workplace and in universities as well.

Speaking as he launched the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence (GBV) (25 November – 10 December) Tanzania’s  Prime Minister Kassim Majalliwa said the law must take its course and end GBV in all its manifestations.

Even though this year, the global campaign marks its 30th year but yet even today, 1 in 3 women and girls worldwide still experiencing violence, warns UN Women. Underlining these numbers, at the same event, Dar es Salam Regional Commissioner, Amos Makala said:

“I had a tour to listen to citizens’ grievances, 30 per cent of the grievances I received were on the challenges of violence and sexual harassment.”

Tanzania’s Prime Minister acknowledged this fact and also pointed out that sexual corruption incidents are rampant in higher learning institutions. …