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Tanzania National Network of Girls and Young Women Affected and Living with HIV/AIDS

Tanzania National Network of Girls and Young Women Affected and Living with HIV/AIDS

Dar Esalaam, Tanzania

Tanzania National Network of Girls and Young Women Affected and Living with HIV/AIDS ( TANGYWA+ ), Founded in the year 2004 as supportive group of serving the neediest of   Girls and Young Women affected and Living with HIV/AIDS. TANGYWA+ is a national network dealing with HIV/AIDS issues, human rights abuse, reproductive health to adolescents/youth. TANGYWA+, official registered by Director of NGO – Tanzania with registration number 00NGO/1495 dated 10th , July , 2007.

TANGYWA+ ‘s primary goal is to lead disadvantaged groups into development process in Tanzania and play constructive role in uniting their efforts and potentialities in society, therefore TANGYWA+ strive to promote dignity, equitable access to social services and resources for development and enhance Girls and Young Women competence. In doing so TANGYWA+ ensures sustainable behavioral change, HIV Prevention programs and promotes Girls and Young Women entrants in HIV/AIDS campaign. We also endeavor to ensure friendly services, confidential and quality delivery of health services in accordance with the ethics and principles.

 

TANGYWA+ is committed in supporting Girls and Young Women to restore the dignity of the marginalized groups whom some of them have under gone torture, humiliation, harassment and eviction so as to enable them pursue and realize their personal rights and development opportunities. Tanzania just like many societies worldwide has witnessed human rights abuse. The abuse of Girls and Young Women in our society are through domestic violence, assault, eviction and child abuse (including child labor, defilement, female genital mutilation and forced adolescent marriages) the barbaric acts are escalating at alarming rate and the situation is worse where it found that the victim is PLHIVs. Therefore TANGYWA+ is interfering to avert the situation.

 

Latest Updates
Tanzania National Network of Girls and Young Women Affected and Living with HIV/AIDS created a Volunteer page.
We need volunteers in oour organization to support in proposal writting concerning young people issues
February 24, 2013
Tanzania National Network of Girls and Young Women Affected and Living with HIV/AIDS joined Envaya.
February 24, 2013
Sectors
Education, Health, HIV/AIDS, Human rights, Other (Gilrs and Young Women)
Location
Dar Esalaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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