Members of the Crowd2Map team, along with Hope for Girls and Women Tanzania, take the opportunity to participate in events throughout the year, in order to raise awareness of FGM and our work to eradicate the practice in Tanzania. These events have understandably been increasingly virtual since the start of 2020.
We will share relevant events of interest on this page and we will also publicise via our social media channels.
President Samia’s first year in office – a new direction for Tanzania? Sat, 19 March 2022 16:00 – 17:30 GMT
President Samia Suluhu Hassan took office on 19 March 2021 after the death of John Magufuli. In this event we will hear from a range of Tanzanian women on the impact for Tanzania of her first year in office, and what it means for women. This will be followed by a panel discussion and a chance for the audience to ask questions. Speakers will include the Hon Zakia Meghji MP, who was the first female Minister of Finance, Ruth Meena, a gender and development expert, with more to be confirmed.
Map Tanzania to support vulnerable girls for International Women's Day - Tues, 8 March 2022
Learn about how tools like OpenStreetMap can help vulnerable girls in Tanzania and how you can help. Crowd2Map have mobilised over 17,000 online volunteers to add over 6 million buildings to OSM in Tanzania the last 6 years. Activists fighting Female Genital Mutilation in Tanzania estimate these maps have helped protect over 3000 girls from being cut. Tumaini is setting up an Open School in Tabora to ensure that girls excluded from education due to pregnancy get a second chance at an education.
Reach for the Stars this International Women’s Week - Sat, 12 March 2022 10:30AM - 12:00PM EAT
In celebration of International Women’s Week - Hope for Girls and Women is hosting a virtual careers event for girls in Tanzania
About this event
In celebration of International Women’s Week - Hope for Girls and Women is hosting a virtual careers event bringing together a number of inspirational women, working in fascinating industries.
Find out about their work, how they got into their roles, and put your questions to them in a live Q&A. Meet speakers from the following organisations: • Bijoux Trendy • Uganda Wildlife Authority • Dunia Safari Camp - Asilia • Girls in Aviation Africa