WLAC in the News

WLAC works closely with the media, leveraging its vast network of contacts as well as its unparalleled power to disseminate information to a variety of audiences. WLAC’s work has been covered by a variety of news publications.

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Customary inheritance law ready for review

We can eliminate all violence against women campain
The Guardian, 8 October 2016

Activists: Gender violence still serious problem in Tanzania
The Guardian, 29 August 2016

Tanzania: Review Marriage Legislation Now, Activists Tell Authorities
The Citizen, 29 November 2015

Women Challenged to Seek Elective Political Positions
The Daily News, 19 October 2015

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
CEDAW, 13 April 2015

Detained Minors Get Little Legal Aid
Tanzania News Report, 12 December 2014

Tanzania: WLAC Pushes for Enhanced Katiba Understanding

Tanzania Daily News, 17 July 2014
Legal Aid Training to Reduce Congestion at Kebaha Courts

Tanzania News Reports, 26 June 2014

Tanzania: More Funds Needed to Broaden Basic Legal Aid Services 
The Daily News, 3 May 2014

Tanzania: Justice Without Jail for Tanzanian Wife-Beaters
IRIN, November 1, 2013

Swiss Speaker hails civil society’s work
Tanzania Daily News, October 23, 2013

Wanawake watakiwa kutokomeza mfumo dume
Mtanzania, May 9, 2013

WLAC yataka Serikali kutekeleza mikataba kupinga ukatili
Mwananchi, March 9, 2013

Women activists say government reluctant on discriminatory laws
IPP Media, March 9, 2013

Tanzania: LSF Gives 960 Million Grant to Legal Aid Providers
Tanzania Daily News, October 18, 2012

Tanzanians should stop mistreating women
Tanzania Daily News, September 13, 2012

My fight for women’s rights
Guardian Weekly, November 13, 2009