Women finally do justice to the draft constitution

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MWANZA - Women in the Lake Zone have realized that they failed to effectively use the earlier visit by the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) to address major issues of concern, whereas, for some time yet the killings of the elderly and the albinos are still ranking high on the list.

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FCS enables multitudes to participate in draft constitution discussions

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MARA - Arguably, for the first time in history, hundreds of farmers and herders in the Northern Tarime District of Mara Region have participated in the new constitution making process.
The special groups were this time around able to discuss the new constitution draft at a special forum organised by Tarime Farmers and Livestock keepers Association (CHAWAWATA) in late August. Through the support from the Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) various people from 30 wards of the gold rich district of Tarime had it as a dream come true - to make their mark on the draft document.

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People in rural areas need paralegals

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Lilian Ishengoma and Bony Matu are average citizens who made a life changing choice, not just for themselves but for many members of their communities. They both agreed to be trained as paralegals and they are helping fellow citizens to gain access to what is constitutionally their legal right, access to information and legal assistance.

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AJISO enhances security of women and children in Rombo

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In many communities of Africa, women and children are subjected to abuse and denial of their rights. The dominant patriarchy system in most of the African societies and the low level of awareness and understanding of human rights are among the factors that contribute to perpetuating the problem.

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AJISO strive for equal Justice for all

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Lack of legal knowledge and education opportunities to know ones legal rights are challenges in Rural Tanzania. Most villagers have little or no understanding of their basic constitutional rights. This becomes more challenging when traditional customs are in opposition of citizen’s legal rights.

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