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Name: National Strategy for Gender Development, 2008.
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Subject(s): Equality of opportunity and treatment
Type of legislation: Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)
Adopted on: 2008
Entry into force:
ISN: TZA-2008-M-94117
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Ministry of Community Development, Gender and Children, United Republic of Tanzania PDF of NSGD PDF of NSGD (consulted on 2013-09-17)
Abstract/Citation: The National Strategy for Gender Development is presented in five chapters. Chapter One contains background information, which includes sections on introduction, gender preparation of the NSGD, gender development in Tanzania, challenges, rationale, aims, goal and objectives, links to other National policies and definition of selected gender concepts. Chapter Two is devoted to Policy Concerns on areas to be addressed. Chapter Three is on the Implementation Framework of the National Strategy for Gender Development while Chapter Four provides details for Monitoring, Evaluation and Research and Chapter Five is the Logical Framework and Matrix.
The aim of the NSGD is to consolidate and speed up implementation of the Women and Gender Development Policy 2000, which strives to redress gender gaps and inequalities between men and women. It also aims to guide implementers to incorporate gender concerns into their policies, plans, strategies and programmes with a view to implementing commitments at international, regional and national levels.
The goal of the National Strategy for Gender Development is to achieve gender equality and equity in Tanzania as stipulated in the national Constitution and the Women and Gender Development Policy.
The objective of NSGD is to guide and involve all stakeholders to bring about gender equality in a more harmonized manner for enhanced development.
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