Tanzania: Tanzanian speaker encourages women to look beyond quota

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Tanzania: Tanzanian speaker encourages women to look beyond quota

Tanzanian National Assembly Speaker Anne Makinda has urged women to look beyond their allotted 30% quota in the National Assembly and seek full 50% representation by participating in elections in constituencies, Tanzania's Daily News reported Monday (August 6th).

"You must not fear and we cannot cling on to special seats forever; we must go to the constituencies and fight. Let us not let down Tanzanian women," she said to a group of women lawmakers.

 

Read the complete story at Sabahi, published 6 August 2012.

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