WOMEN AND MEN IN ZANZIBAR Facts and Figures Office

Women and Men in Zanzibar is a booklet compiled by the Office of the Chief Government Statistician (OCGS). It provides key demographic, social and economic gender disaggregated data about Zanzibar. Information contained in this booklet has been extracted from Sector Ministries, Departments and Agencies’ (MDAs) reports and publications. The information provides an indication of the current situation of women and men in their social and economic inter-play in Zanzibar Islands.

The objective of this booklet is to highlight gender issues; specifically the question of inequalities between women and men, girls and boys in sectors of population, education, health, labor, employment, crime, good governance, and decision makings. This will help to inform people concerned with gender and the existing gender imbalances.

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Key Indicators

 25% of households headed by females

 31% of parliamentary seats are held by women



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