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 contribute in promoting and protecting human rights of women and girls through capacity building, advocacy and awareness raising and other participatory strategies of women human rights defenders


Tanzanian women and girls free to prosper in their development endeavors


Integrity, and ethical behavior towards members and beneficiaries by doing the right thing, in an honest, fair, and responsible, non-judgmental, openness and accountability

WHRDs Coalition of Tanzania will protect human life and dignity while increasing resilience

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Let's Build Together Safe Space for Women Human Rights Defenders in Tanzania

  • 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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  • On a side event during the 77th Session of ACHPR in Arusha, CWHRDs Tz National Coordinator, Hilda Stuart Dadu ....

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