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Tanzania’s “Woman of courage”

Our congratulations to Maimuna Kanyamala, who has just been named the “2011 Tanzanian Woman of Courage” for her tireless efforts to promote women’s rights. Maimuna is the Executive Director of Kivulini, an Oxfam partner which works with communities in Mwanza region to tackle domestic violence and abuse. The award is given by the US Embassy in Tanzania.

You can read an interview with Maimuna about her life, her work and the challenges for women in Tanzania here.

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