Tanzania: Situation of single women living alone, particularly in Dar es Salaam; whether they can find work and housing; support services available to them (2014 - February 2016) [TZA105430.E]

Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Ottawa

Information on the situation of single women living alone, particularly in Dar es Salaam, could not be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate within the time constraints of this Response.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim for refugee protection. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

Oral sources: 28 Too Many; academic, School of Oriental and African Studies of the University of London; Chama Cha Uzazi na Malezi Bora Tanzania (UMATI) NGO; Children's Dignity Forum NGO; Equality Now Africa Office; Foundation for Women's Health, Research and Development (FORWARD); Inter Africa Committee Tanzania Dodoma Chapter; Kamilika/Stop FGM; Network Against Female Genital Mutilation (NAFGEM).

Internet sites, including: 28 Too Many; Amnesty International; British Broadcasting Corporation; Chama Cha Uzazi na Malezi Bora Tanzania (UMATI) NGO; Children's Dignity Forum NGO; Committee Tanzania Dodoma Chapter; Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women; ecoi.net; Equality Now NGO; Factiva; Foundation for Women's Health Research and Development (FORWARD); Human Rights Watch; Index Mundi; Inter African Committee Tanzania Dodoma Chapter; Kamilika Stop FGM; National AIDS Housing Coalition; Network Against Female Genital Mutilation (NAFGEM); Resources for the Awareness of Population Impacts on Development (RAPID); School of Oriental and African Studies of the University of London; Tanzania – Government Portal, Judiciary of Tanzania, Ministry of Finance, National Bureau of Statistics; Tanzania Media Women's Association; Trading Economics; United Nations – Refworld, UN Food and Agriculture Organization, UNICEF, UNFPA, UN Women; United States – Department of State, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, USAID, US African Development Foundation; Wamafoundation.or.tz.