Women in Tanzania

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Women in Tanzania
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Maasai women in Tanzania
Gender Inequality Index[1]
Value0.538 (2017)
Rank130
Maternal mortality (per 100,000)398 (2017)
Women in parliament37.2% (2017)
Women in labour force81.1
Global Gender Gap Index[2]
Value0.704 (2018)
Rank71 out of 149

Although the roles, livelihoods, and safety of women in Tanzania have improved significantly since 20th century, the nation remains a strongly patriarchal society in which women face high rates of gendered violence[3] and barriers to full legal rights and education.[4][5][6][7]

See also[edit]

Human rights in Tanzania

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Human Development Data (1990-2017) | Human Development Reports". hdr.undp.org. Retrieved 2019-02-24.
  2. ^ "Data Explorer". Global Gender Gap Report 2018. Retrieved 2019-02-24.
  3. ^ Vyas, Seema; Jansen, Henrica A. F. M. (2018-11-15). "Unequal power relations and partner violence against women in Tanzania: a cross-sectional analysis". BMC Women's Health. 18 (1): 185. doi:10.1186/s12905-018-0675-0. ISSN 1472-6874. PMC 6238293. PMID 30442127.
  4. ^ Ratcliffe, Rebecca (2017-06-30). "'After getting pregnant, you are done': no more school for Tanzania's mums-to-be". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2019-02-24.
  5. ^ "Tanzania's proposed constitution empowers women to own land". Reuters. 2014-10-08. Retrieved 2019-02-24.
  6. ^ "Human Development Data (1990-2017) | Human Development Reports". hdr.undp.org. Retrieved 2019-02-24.
  7. ^ "Data Explorer". Global Gender Gap Report 2018. Retrieved 2019-02-24.