Who are we?

The Coalition founded in 2018 by a group of young women human rights activists and feminists that have witnessed the plight of violence and threats of women's human rights defenders who have been championing rights which are not yet recognized by legislations in our country; but which are recognized, promoted and protected by international human rights instruments. The coalition of WHRDs Tanzania forms a large basis for advocacy and lobbying works conducted by of WHRDs across the country. The types activities undertaken by member organizations range from capacity building to service delivery, with focus remaining on defending rights of the deprived and marginalized segments of the society. CWHRDT as NGO we have our prime moto of providing safe space, Protection support of WHRDs who are at risks and threats, capacity building and, documenting their struggles in defending human rights of women and own fate having travelled through various challenges in their working life.


To empower, protect and strenghthen a vibrant movement of WHRDs.We do this through evidence-based advocacy, capacity building of member organizations and providing protection support to WHRDs.


A Tanzania/society in which all women and girls are free from all sorts of human rights abuses

  • Integrity & transparency
  • Accountability
  • Respect for all individuals' human rights
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Diversity
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Let's Build Together Safe Space for Women Human Rights Defenders in Tanzania

  • March 08, 2024
    Mtandao wa Wanawake Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (CWHRD) kwa kushirikiana na Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC) hii leo umeungana na wanawake watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania kuadhimisha Sikukuu ya Wanawake Duniani.
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  • Documentation and Assessment of Incest and Rape Cases in Relation to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Tanzania

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  • Report for Mapping of Women Human Rights Defenders in Tanzania 2022

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