The Voice of Child Domestic Workers


BOARD OF DIRECTORS

This is the list of our board of Directors :

Mrs. ANGELA BENEDICTO
Board of Director

Secretary

She has more than ten years’ experience advocating for the rights of Child and Young Domestic Workers in the country. Angela is a former domestic worker, who devoted her life to defend against abuse and exploitation of Child Domestic Workers and fight against child trafficking in Tanzania. She does this by fighting against child labour, i.e. children under the age of 14 being employed by her organisation. She is supporting the implementation of Child Act of 2009, Ant-Trafficking Act of 2008, Employment and labour relations Act of 2004 and other International Convention and NPA-VAC She is currently pursuing a bachelor degree in law at The Open University of Tanzania supported by Baker McKenzie Firm through Children Unite based in London. In 2011 Angela attended the International Labour Organization (ILO) to the international conference in Geneva. The aim was to lobby the representative from almost 396 countries from all over the World to sign ILO Convention 189 on decent work for domestic workers. In 2012, Angela attended a Women Forum in Turkey Istanbul whereby she shared her life background and the real situation of domestic workers to the other participants from all over the world. In 2010, she attended the three weeks 1st program in Nairobi Kenya organised by EQUITAS. She continues receiving different training from different organisations, i.e. she received training on women human right defenders and security by Tanzania Human Right Defenders Coalition. In 2013, she was selected by US Embassy in Tanzania under US Department of State to attend International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP). In 2015, Angela awarded by Her Majesty the Queen of England as among of 6o Young people from Common Wealth Countries whose work is incredible in their society. Angela is empowering Child domestic Workers whom the majority are girls to understand their rights, laws which protect them and know their responsibilities. She is acting as a role model to girls who think being a domestic worker you cannot do anything else even be a leader and a successful woman in the community. Angela does advocacy campaign to local and central Government to influence the protection and welfare of Child Domestic Workers are enhanced in the country. She is encouraging parents /guardian to send their girl child to school instead of sending them to work as domestic workers where they face abuse & exploitation, HIV and STDs she also encourages their meaningful participation and involvement in different matters as Youth in the country. Angela is a goal oriented and compassionate, self-motivated, hardworking; she wants to see changes on domestic workers particularly adolescent girl’s rights agenda be on the national agenda. 

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Mr. DONALD KASONGI
Board of Director

Chairperson

Master of Arts Social Policy analysis and governance
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Mr. KIZITO KONDAMWALI
Board of Director

Board Member

BBA SPECIALIZED IN ACCOUNTS
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As a society, we have a responsibility to point out the evil among us. Feel free to communicate with us to report domestic worker abuse. Your report is confidential. Click here to communicate via an online form, or P.O Box 10801, Mwanza, Tanzania. Also, you can call us via + 255 (0)767 802 238. And HOTLINE 0800 710 066 FREE.

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