Jumla ya matukio 115 ya ukatili na udhalilishaji wa kijinsia yameripotiwa mwezi wa Septemba, 2020.
Kulikuwa na waathirika 115 ambao waathirika Wanawake ni 14 (asilimia 12.2) na watoto ni 101 sawa na asilimia 87.8, miongoni mwao wasichana ni 82 (asilimia 81.2) na wavulana ni 19 (asilimia 18.8).
Coordination of Gender Statistics in Zanzibar
The Office of the Chief Government Statistician has set up strategies to strengthening gender statistics. The first strategy is to have the gender statistics unit within the Office of Chief Government Statistician. In doing all its work, the Office must work closely with stakeholder among MDAs who, in one way or another, deal with gender issues in their day to day work. Another effort taken by the Officer it to have gender focal persons in MDAs and CSOs and then to build the capacity of these focal persons.
All the mentioned strategies were done by the Office of Chief Government Statistician whereas the unit is in place and the gender focal persona in 28 institutions were identified and 35 participants from those institutions were attended in the first training of capacity building on Integrating Gender Statistics in Administrative Data Systems through their routine agencies activities. This training conducted in May,2019 at the Office of Chief Government Statistician and sponsored by UN women under the programme of Making Every Women and Girl count (MEWGC).
Stakeholders of Gender Statistics
Gender is a cross cutting issue and therefore no one will be left out when talking about stakeholders of gender statistics. To be more strategic towards addressing the gap on gender statistics, OCGS has identified the following key stakeholders to deal with gender statistics:
i. Office of the Chief Government Statistician
ii. Ministry of Labor, Empowerment, Elders, Women and Children
iv. Chuo cha Mafunzo
v. Ministry of Health
vi. Ministry of Education
vii. Ministry responsible for Constitutional Affairs
viii. Ministry responsible for Good Governance
ix. Local Government Authorities
xi. Second Vice Presidents Office
xii. Department of People with Disability
xiii. Department of Social Welfare
xiv. Zanzibar Commission for Tourism
xv. Tanzania Media Women Association (TAMWA)
xvi. TV and Radio Stations
xvii. Association of the Non-Governmental Organization Zanzibar (ANGOZA)
Organization Structure of Gender Statistics Coordination
Composition and Roles of the National Gender Statistics Platform
National Gender Statistics Platform is composed of five levels of hierarchy. These five levels are:
i. Steering Committee
ii. Technical Committee
iii. Gender Statistics Coordination Team
iv. Gender Statistics Working Groups
v. Gender Statistics Focal Points
I. Steering Committee
The Steering Committee is the top level of the platform. This level is composed of high level officials which include Principal Secretaries and Chief Executive Officers of institutions which are stakeholders of gender statistics. The key roles of the Steering Committee are:
a. To approve the Work Plan;
b. To receive and approve the Annual Report;
c. Making decision on the projects, activities and funding for implementation.
II. Technical Committee
The Technical Committee is the second level of the National Gender Statistics Platform. The committee is composed of Directors of Policy, Planning and Research and senior officials from other institutions who have the responsibilities which relates to those directors. The main role of the Technical Committee are:
a. To review the annual report;
b. To review the work plan before submission to the Steering Committee;
c. To guide the coordination team on technical issues regarding to gender statistics.
III. Gender Statistics Coordination Team
Gender Statistics Coordination Team is a central and vital component of the national gender statistics platform. The coordination team is composed of members from the two institutions (OCGS and MLEWC). Members of the team from these institutions are those who are primarily dealing with gender statistics as their routine work. The key roles of the coordination team are:
a. To execute the day to day works on gender statistics;
b. Collect and compile national reports on gender statistics;
c. Organize national events regarding to gender statistics;
d. Prepare the budgets and annual reports;
e. Work closely with stakeholders to ensure the availability of data on gender issues.
IV. Gender Statistics Working Groups
Gender Statistics Working Groups are the platforms where key gender statistics players meet and discuss issues. The groups are composed of institutions with related functions. Currently, there are five groups namely:
i. Social services working group
ii. Social welfare working group
iii. Good governance working group
iv. Economy and empowerment working group
v. NSA and Media working group
Each group comprises two or more institutions. The main role of the working group is to receive tasks from the coordination team and set down mechanism for implementation by individual institution.
V. Gender Statistics Focal Persons
Gender statistics focal person is the ultimate level of the hierarchy. This level consists of individual institutions (stakeholders) which deal direct with the community. The key role of the focal person is to collect and compile data on gender statistics in their areas of jurisdiction.
Projects with Gender Statistics
Currently, Office of the Chief Government Statistician is executing one project with the aim of strengthening gender statistics in Zanzibar. This project is named "Making Every Women and Girl Count" is implemented under the support of UNWomen. The project bring together all stakeholders of gender statistics under coordination of OCGS and MLEEWC. The main focus is to ensure the availability of gender statistics for monitoring the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals and other international, regional and national commitments on gender equality and women empowerment (GEWE) as well as on violence against women and children (VAWC).