The overall Goal of the program is to improve the nutritional status of children, pregnant and lactating women in Tanzania, with specific focus on reducing maternal anemia and child stunting. The program currently is implemented in Babati town and district councils.
Transforming traditional socio-cultural barriers to end FGM in Manyara
Civic Social protection Foundation being an organization working towards marginalized groups, in partnership with Legal Service Facility is implementing an initiative which targets at reducing FGM practices in Manyara region. Manyara region being a leading region in Tanzania (58%) towards practicing FGM, through this initiatives children’s, girls and women will regain their dignity and their human rights will be protected and hence contribute to their social wellbeing.
This is a one-year project which is implemented in one of the FGM leading districts – Hanang’ district. The project is expected to reach women, youth, children, traditional and religious leaders who are important stakeholders of the project in question.