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Tanzania: Mulamula Echoes Equal Training for Women

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FOREIGN Affairs and East African Cooperation Minister, Ambassador Liberata Mulamula has appealed to oldsters within the nation to take a holistic strategy to make sure that ladies get equal schooling like boys.

Equally, she directed councils to assemble dormitories for lady college students in efforts to scale back the variety of dropouts resulting from early pregnancies. Ambassador Mulamula made the attraction on Tuesday throughout a fund-raising at Bwanjai Ward in Missenyi District, Kagera Area, the place she was the visitor of honour.

“As a part of the federal government’s dedication to proceed boosting schooling, particularly in rural areas, President Samia Suluhu Hassan lately allotted over 20bn/- to Kagera area for the development of lecture rooms. Every of us has an obligation to assist the federal government within the implementation of the tasks,”.

“In areas which confronted acute scarcity of dormitories, dad and mom and wananchi needs to be mobilised to contribute cash and constructing supplies for such tasks,” she mentioned. Studying a report, the Bwanjai Ward Councillor, Mr Phocas Rwegasira knowledgeable the minister that residents within the space had unanimously determined to assemble a lady’s dormitory at Bwanjai Secondary College, a undertaking estimated to value about 21.9m/- upon completion.

“As a result of strolling for an extended distance, two ladies lately dropped out resulting from early pregnancies,” he mentioned. Minister Mulamula contributed 2m/- for the undertaking, including that teen pregnancies are resulting from unprotected and early sexual activity, which additionally exposes youngsters to different dangers of contracting sexually transmitted infections (STDs) and different ailments comparable to HIV/AIDS.