Resources - Browse resources for a particular region or country here.

Tanzania

Demographic Data

  • Total Population: 51.82 million
  • Population under 15: 45%
  • Life Expectancy at Birth: 61 years
  • Human Development Index: 151 out of 188
  • World Bank Status: Low Income
  • HIV/AIDS Prevalence (age 15-49): 5.3%
  • Mean Household Composition: 5 members
  • Female-Headed Households: 24.4%
  • Early Marriage (% of girls married by age 15): 37%

Sources: World Bank, UNICEF, UNDP HDR 2015, DHS 2010

Displaying 1 - 10 of 82

List of Organisations

Better Care Network and Consortium for Street Children,

In this webinar hosted by Better Care Network and the Consortium for Street Children, speakers from three NGOs presented on and discussed the care implications of COVID-19 and responses to the pandemic on street-affected children.

Mwanaidi Amiri, Francis F. Furia and Muhammad Bakari - Tropical Medicine and Health,

This study was carried out to determine the pattern of dermatological conditions and contributing factors among children living in orphanages in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Amon Exavery, John Charles, Erica Kuhlik, Asheri Barankena, Alison Koler, Levina Kikoyo & Elizabeth Jere - BMC Health Services Research,

This study assesses whether sex of the caregiver is associated with HIV status of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) as a valuable strategy for enhanced pediatric case findings.

Barbara Kail, Manoj Pardasani, Robert Chazin - International Social Work,

This article describes the impact on social services of an innovative model of family care in Moshi, Tanzania, aimed at orphaned children and youth who are affected by HIV/AIDS and their caregivers.

Kholofelo C. Motha, Matthews M. Makgamatha, Sharlene Swartz - HTS Teologiese Studies/ Theological Studies,

This paper presents four case studies of participatory educational research in Africa, including the lived experiences of orphaned children and conceptions of education quality in South Africa.

Clifford O. Odimegwu - Family Demography and Post-2015 Development Agenda in Africa,

This paper examines all policy and laws related to families in the South, West, East and Central regions of sub-Saharan Africa.

Adrian D. van Breda & John Pinkerton - Emerging Adulthood,

The special issue of Emerging Adulthood titled “Care-Leaving in Africa” is the first collection of essays on care-leaving by African scholars. This article, coauthored by scholars from North and South, argues in favor of North–South dialogue but highlights several challenges inherent in this, including the indigenizing and thus marginalizing of African experience and scholarship and divergent constructions of key social concepts.

The Evaluation Fund in collaboration with the Global & African Partnerships to End Violence Against Children,

In collaboration with the Global & African Partnerships to End Violence Against Children, the Evaluation Fund has just launched a Call for Proposals to identify particularly promising programs and to evaluate their effectiveness.

Mariana Josephat Makuu - Social Work and Society International Online Journal,

The objective of this paper is to examine the situation of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in existing alternative care systems and explore the treatment of OVC in these systems.

Rachel Burr & Franziska Fay - Global Childhoods beyond the North-South Divide,

This chapter examines Global North and South similarities in children and young people’s reactions to school-led child protection programmes.