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Local Democracy Talks: How do we increase women’s political participation and leadership in Tanzania?

21 oktober , kl. 09:00 10:15

(10.00-11.15 EAT)

Why is the women’s formal participation and leadership so low in Tanzania?

Welcome to a live streamed discussion with panelists representing local governments, faith-based institutions, civil society, UN Women and the Government of Tanzania. The discussion will be moderated by Aidan Eyakuze, Executive Director Twaweza.

Questions to be raised:

  • Women’s formal participation and leadership at the local level in Tanzania is low- why is it so? And what strategies are there to address the concerns?
  • How can we increase women’s local participation and leadership in the economic, political and religious domains?
  • How can culture and religion contribute to increased formal participation and leadership by women? Are there any good examples and best practices?

Organizers: ICLD together with Swedish Embassy in Tanzania and Act Church of Sweden