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  • Meet four women tackling sexual violence in Zanzibar. Photo: Racheal Palmer/ActionAid

    Meet the women tackling sexual violence in Zanzibar

    Posted in Blog on 9 January 2017

    On the frontline against sexual violence in Zanzibar are four incredible women, dedicated to protecting women and girls who are vulnerable to abuse. Meet the police sergeant, the women's rights activist, the lawyer and the ActionAid shelter coordinator who are supporting survivors of sexual violence and helping to bring their attackers to justice. 

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  • How ActionAid girls clubs help girls at risk in Zanzibar

    Posted in Blog on 4 January 2017

    Zeinab, 10, lives on the island of Zanzibar, in Tanzania. Girls like Zeinab are at serious risk of abuse. Rape, female genital mutilation (FGM), child marriage and domestic violence are common: more than one in 20 women in Zanzibar reported experiencing at least one incident of sexual violence before the age of 18, according to a UNICEF report. Here Zeinab and her mum Maryam tell us about how child sponsorship has made a difference in their lives.

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  • Friends Rahma, Zeinab and Asha (left to right) are learning how to protect themselves from sexual violence at an ActionAid Girls Club, Zanzibar, Tanzania. Photo: Rachel Palmer/ActionAid

    Tanzania

    Posted 8 December 2015

    ActionAid has been working in Tanzania since 1997. We are helping to prevent and control the spread of coronavirus in Tanzania.

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