Local Democracy Talks: How do we increase women’s political participation and leadership in Tanzania?
21 oktober , kl. 09:00 – 10:15
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