Tanzania Women Lawyers Association (TAWLA) was founded in 1989 and officially registered in 1990 under the Societies Act (Cap 337 R.E 2002). The Association was formed primarily as a guild for women lawyers in Tanzania geared to promote professionalism and to advance legal and constitutional rights of women.
The aims and objectives of the organization are to advocate for gender equality; the promotion of human dignity and gender justice through policy, legal and institutional reforms; community action; and media engagement.
Decent working conditions for women
TAWLA is implementing a project called 'Contribute to creating favorable and decent working conditions for women working incorporation particularly companies working in horticulture business'. The objectives of the project are to advocate for adoption and enforcement of laws and policies that protect women workers against violations, to build the capacity of women workers to understand their rights and obligations of employers and to promote the culture of respect and observance of workers’ rights.