Jaffar Mjasiri
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  • Dar es Salaam
  • Tanzania, United Republic Of
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Jaffar Mjasiri shared Ari Rusila's blog post on Twitter
Mar 19, 2013
Jaffar Mjasiri commented on Ari Rusila's blog post Will Obama Reset The Middle East Peace Process?
"We are all praying for a permanent solution to be achieved. It is interesting to see the US intervention, but President Obama has to show impartiality in his visit. It sounds as if it is impossible, since it is impossible to meet President Abbas.…"
Mar 19, 2013
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Mar 10, 2013
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Feb 25, 2013
Jaffar Mjasiri posted a blog post

Citizen Journalism Training for Domestic Workers in Mwanza, Tanzania

INTRODUCTIONWhile most citizen journalism efforts in the U.S. struggle to get recognition, similar efforts taken around the world, including organization such as Kivulini and Radio Afya, who have started introducing similar training for youth and domestic workers will also become popular.The purpose of training this segment of the society in the Lake Zone region is because domestic violence is rampant in the region and the media is not doing enough to expose such infringement of rights to the…See More
Aug 22, 2012
Jaffar Mjasiri posted a status
"focus on Zanzibar"
May 29, 2012
Jaffar Mjasiri updated their profile
Feb 2, 2012
Jaffar Mjasiri posted a blog post

Human Rights in a Democratic Society

Should medical interns and residents engage in a strike and not do any work?  What about the ethical issue of their ability to "do no harm?"  What about their obligation to patients?  Then, what about their rights to fair labor? The question becomes where to draw the line or if we should draw a line.   See More
Jan 29, 2012
Jaffar Mjasiri posted a status
"It is great to know. A lot has taken place in terms of development. We have better roads, a multimedia society. Am in Washington."
Nov 24, 2011
Delphine Mucyo left a comment for Jaffar Mjasiri
"Thanks! how is Tanzania? I been there once  "
Nov 23, 2011
Jaffar Mjasiri left a comment for Marialice Ariens
"HI, I think you are doing a great job for the world. Keep it up. cheers  "
Nov 22, 2011
Jaffar Mjasiri is now a member of Peace and Collaborative Development Network
Nov 20, 2011

Profile Information

Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
I am a Coordinator for the Weekend English Paper at the Tanzania Standard Newspapers in Tanzania. My work involves assigning reporters in the country to generate information which is punching and factual as well as objective. The organisation is interested to forge peace and security in the country and around the region by publishing stories and features advocating for peace and tranquility.
Please indicate if you're joining PCDN as an individual or organization (please mark the appropriate category)
individual (professional)
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Eastern and Southern AFrica, Horn of Africa, Middle East, Persian Gulf and Europe and USA.
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
Tanzania
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Journalist
How many years professional experience do you have ?
11-15
What is your personal or organizational website?
http://www.dailynews.tsn.co.tz
Which Languages do you speak Proficiently? (note we can not list all languages, only some major world languages or ones related to conflict regions)
Arabic, Swahili
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Agriculture, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Anti-Corruption, Business, Conflict Resolution, Culture, Democratization, Development, Dialogue, Diplomacy, Education, Facilitation, Gender, Health, Human Rights, Interfaith, Humanitarian Relief, Media, Nonviolence, Policing, Psychosocial, Refugees, Rule of Law, Security, Terrorism, Transparency, Violence Prevention, Youth
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Advocacy, Capacity Building, Communication, Evaluation, Monitoring, Training
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
Human rights: domestic violence, rights of women and minorities, rights of domestic workers

Homosexualism: A comparative study between Africa and Europe on the main causes of children choosing to be gay.

Why Africa will remain to be a ground for terrorism breeding: Case study of war torn areas
If appropriate feel free to list several of your (or your organization's) publications
English Daily Paper
Social, women, education, political magazines
sports magazine
Weekend Paper
Same for Swahili

Jaffar Mjasiri's Blog

Citizen Journalism Training for Domestic Workers in Mwanza, Tanzania

Posted on August 22, 2012 at 1:19am 0 Comments

INTRODUCTION

While most citizen journalism efforts in the U.S. struggle to get recognition, similar efforts taken around the world, including organization such as Kivulini and Radio Afya, who have started introducing similar training…

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Human Rights in a Democratic Society

Posted on January 29, 2012 at 7:26pm 0 Comments

Should medical interns and residents engage in a strike and not do any work?  What about the ethical issue of their ability to "do no harm?"  What about their obligation to patients?  Then, what about their rights to fair labor? The question becomes where to draw the line or if we should draw a line.   

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At 3:32pm on November 23, 2011, Delphine Mucyo said…

Thanks! how is Tanzania? I been there once

 

 
 
 

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