Tanzania: Women Urged to Compete in Polls

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Tanzania: Women Urged to Compete in Polls

Women in Zanzibar will have more courage to take part in future elections, should the BRIDGE training introduced in Zanzibar be effective.

Speaking at the opening of the five-day BRIDGE training on 'Gender and Elections' to members of the Zanzibar Electoral Commission (ZEC) and women activists, senior members of ZEC said it was a timely and crucial capacity building.

Representatives from political parties, Tanzania Media Women Association (TAMWA), Zanzibar Female Lawyers Association (ZAFELA), Zanzibar Youth Forum, and People with disability organizations are also attending the training.

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