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TANZANIA GENDER NETWORKING PROGRAMME (TGNP)

RESEARCH REPORT ON: CIVIL SOCIETY PARTICIPATION IN THE IMPLEMENTATION BEIJING PLATFORM OF ACTION (BPFA)

Prepared by: Tanzania Gender Networking Programme (TGNP) Convenor & Legal Project Holder P.O. Box 8921 Dar es Salaam Tel. 022-2443.205/450/286 Fax 022-2443.244 E-mail tgnp@tgnp.co.tz Web www.tgnp.co.tz

September 2004

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Abbreviations…………………………………………………………………………………………iii Acknowledgement……………………………………………………………………………………. v Executive Summary………………………………………………..……………………...………….vi 1.0 INTRODUCTION…………………………………………………………………………………1 2.0 CONTEXT AT WHICH BEIJING PLATFORM WAS FORMED………………………….. 2 2.1 Rationale for Women Conferences…………………………………………………………………2 2.2 Beijing Platform of Action………………………………………………………………………… 3 3.0 DOCUMENTING RESEARCH………………………………………………………………... 3 3.1 Objectives of Documentation……………………………………………………………………… 4 3.2 Methodology………………………………………………………………………………………..4 3.3 Preparation and Tools Development………………………………………………………………..4 4.0 RESEARCH FINDINGS………………………………………………………………………… 5 4.1 Organizational Goals………………………………………………………………………………. 5 4.2 Women Economic Empowerment………………………………………………………………… 5 4.3 Political Empowerment…………………………………………………………………………... 11 4.4 Social Empowerment……………………………………………………………………………...13 4.5 Violence against Women…………………………………………………………………………. 15 4.6 Policy Advocacy & Enabling Environment……………………………………………………… 16 4.7 Legislative and Legal Instruments Advocacy……………………………………………………. 17 4.8 Girl Child…………………………………………………………………………………………. 18 4.9 Information Right………………………………………………………………………………… 19 5.0 GENERAL OBSERVATIONS……………………………………………………………….... 20 5.1 Positive Trends…………………………………………………………………………………… 20 5.2 Major Achievements………………………………………………………………………………20 5.3 Negative Trends………………………………………………………………………………….. 21 5.4 Recommendations…………………………………………………………………………………22 6.0 WAY FORWARD………………………………………………………………………………..23 ANNEXES NGOs Visited Names of Persons interviewed Research Tool Terms of Reference Report on National Consultative Workshop of Stakeholders

BEIJING PLATFORM OF ACTION + 10 REPORT

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ABBREVIATION

AFNET AFRIWAG ANGONET BPA CEDAW CSOs CSSC DONET EAC EFA ENVIROCARE EOTF FAWE FEMACT FEMSA FAWATA FGM GBI GENDOR GTI HAPA HIPC ICE KATRI KIWAKUK KIWOHEDE KWIECO LHRC LISAWE MASHA MAWODEA MCDGC MEUSTA MIGESADO MKUKI MOE NAFGEM NEDA NGOs NMB PEMWA PER PHAST PLWA PRA PRIDE (T)

Anti –Female Genital Mutilation Network African Women Aids Working Group Arusha NGOs Net work Beijing Platform of Action Convention for Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women Civil Society Organizations Christian Social Services Commission Dodoma Environment Network East Africa Community Education for All Environment, Human Rights Care and Gender Equal Opportunity Tanzania Fund Female Association of Women Education Feminist Activism Female Education in Mathematics and Science Association Federation for Women Entrepreneurship in Tanzania Female Genital Mutilation Gender Budget Initiative The Gender Network in Dodoma Region Gender Training Institute Health Action Promotion Association High Indebted Poor Countries Information, Communication Education Kazan Training and Information Centre Kilimanjaro Women Group to Fight AIDS. Kiota Women Health Development Kilimanjaro Women Information Exchange and Consultancy Co. Legal and Human Rights Centre Lindi Support Agency for Women entrepreneurs Mtwara Action for Self Help Activity. Masasi Women Development Association Ministry of Community Development Gender and Children Mpango wa Elimu ya Ukimwi Shuleni Tanga Miradi ya Gesi ya Samadi Dodoma Mradi wa Kudhibiti Ukimwi Moshi Ministry of Education Network Against Female Genital Mutilation Nachingwea Education Development Association Non–Government Organizations National Micro-finance Bank Pure Environment Management and Health Care Women Action Public Expenditure Review Participating Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation People Living with...
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