Member profile

Organization

Tanzania Women Empowerment in Action (TAWEA)

Constituency

Civil Society

Country/Region

Tanzania

Organisation Description

Tanzania Women Empowerment in Action (TAWEA) is an activist Non Governmental Organization representing the interests of women, children and youth organization which found in Tanzania mainland. The organization was founded on 24th of April 2011 and registered officially on 7th March, 2014 with registration number ooNGO/00007001 under NGO Act, 2002.The organization was established due to the fact that the community had been severely affected by the three national enemies namely ignorance, poverty and diseases. Specifically, the community of Tanzania suffered from ignorance of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), the magnitude of Gender- Based Violence (GBV), Gender inequality and prevalence of extreme poverty among the community members. Therefore, the organization intended to promote women, children's human rights, gender balance and improve social welfare services in the community. TAWEA operates deal with six thematic programs area namely; 1) Prevention of Gender Based Violence against women and children, 2) Promotion of sexual and reproductive health and rights to young people and women, 3) Protection of the child rights, 4) Promotion of the good governance and accountability, 5) Education awareness on HIV/AIDS, 6) Vocational training to young people and women.
In ending violence the organization play the great role in ending all forms of gender violence against women and children in the society by provide education awareness on causes and effect of violence and how to end through training, community sensitization events, distribution of Information Education Communication materials and forums.

Issues

Sexual violence

Physical violence

Emotional violence

Neglect

Sector

Health

Women and gender equality

Social Services/Child Protection

Social Protection

Education

Human Rights

Humanitarian action

Research