One of the most respected and stable states in post-independence Africa has been the United Republic of Tanzania. The ruling Chama Cha Mapenduzi (CCM) has maintained political control since 1977. This party was originally called the Tanzanian African National Union (TANU) but was restructured during the tenth anniverary of the Arusha Declaration, the document issued by the Party in 1967 calling for a socialist Tanzania. The article below focuses on the the struggle for gender equality in this east African nation.
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