Doris Audax – Championing Girls’ Rights in her Community

Who is Doris? Doris Audax, is a 21 years old Tanzanian youth, confident, passionate, eloquent and visionary young lady who is advocating for girl child rights and championing the end of violence against girls in her community.She lives in Nzega magharibi a ward found in Nzega District of Tabora Region She was among the girls […]

DONATION OF 1000 MASKS TO WOMEN AT FERRY FISH MARKET.

Msichana Initiative in Cooperation with My Ilava on 14th May donated a total number of 1000 masks to women at ferry fish market, the purpose of this donation was to support the efforts against the spread of COVID-19. According to the International Labour Organization (ILO) 2006, more than 80% of women are working in informal […]

Ajenda ya Msichana Forum 2019

“Girls Agency In Ending Violence Turning Vulnerability Into Leadership” Msichana Initiative held its 3rd Ajenda ya Msichana Forum in Tabora on 4th October 2019. This forum is one of the key Programme of the organization which brings together girls and other stakeholders of girls rights, to discuss issues, challenges and problems that threaten or outrightly […]

Tanzania Court Of Appeal Upholds 2016 Ruling: Child Marriage Is Unconstitutional

The Tanzania Court of Appeal has upheld the land mark 2016 ruling by the High Court which increased the minimum age of marriage for girls and boys from 14 and 15 years respectively to 18 years. In 2016, Our Executive Director, Rebeca Gyumi, brought a case challenging the constitutionality of child marriage in Tanzania, and […]

Youth Call For Suistainable Approach To Ending Female Genital Multilation (Fgm)

Msichana Initiative, together with the Association for the Termination of Female Genital Mutilation (ATFGM) Masanga, Hope for Girls and Women, Plan International and C-Sema in 2019 February hosted a Youth Conference in Tarime District, Mara region to mark the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM. The conference was supported by UNFPA Tanzania, the European […]