KaziThePodcast Series

Welcome to KaziThePodcast Series

This podcast series offers a comprehensive exploration of the daily experiences of Tanzanian workers, shedding light on the crucial challenges they encounter. With a focus on issues like gender equality, climate change, and technology, the series delves deep into the world of work. Each episode provides valuable insights and foster a better understanding of the diverse issues impacting people at work in Tanzania. By shedding light on these vital topics, the series aims to initiate constructive discussions and promote positive and new narratives about transformative action towards improving lives of workers across the region.

Listeners can expect an engaging and informative journey through the lives of Tanzanian workers, as the podcast endeavors to highlight their dedication, and resilience. The use of Swahili as the primary language ensures accessibility to a wider local audience, fostering a strong connection with the listeners. Whether you are familiar with the Tanzanian context or new to it, this podcast promises to offer valuable perspectives and enriching content for all.

E01 - Discovering Trade Unions: A Tanzanian Perspective

For over 90 years, Trade Unions have played a vital role in safeguarding and advocating for the rights of workers in Tanzania. These unions serve as a crucial link between employees, employers, and the government to ensure improved working conditions and the well-being of all workers. Despite their commendable efforts, it is evident that the hard work of union members has not received the recognition and appreciation it deserves.
In this inaugural episode of Kazi the Podcast, we delve into the origins of Trade Unions, tracing their roots back to Europe and their evolution in Tanzania. We explore their significant contributions and their growing relevance in today's rapidly changing work environment, shaped by technological advancements.

E02: Sexual Harassment in Workplaces: Understand Its Impact, Take Action

In today's contemporary workplace, the pervasive issue of sexual violence looms ominously over professional settings. This distressing problem encompasses a broad spectrum of unwelcome sexual behaviors, ranging from verbal harassment to outright assault. Its repercussions extend far beyond the immediate incident, fostering power imbalances and cultivating hostile work environments that often leave victims with enduring physical and psychological wounds.
On this International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Kazi the Podcast sheds light on this often unspoken yet ever-present menace. We aim to emphasize the importance of open dialogue regarding this issue within workplaces and provide guidance on how to respond if you find yourself confronted by such a situation.

E03: Breaking Barriers: Sealing the Gender Pay Gap in Tanzania (IWD Edition)

Join Kazi the Podcast in a powerful conversation with the inspiring Mama Gemma Sware Akilimali and Dr. Kassim Meja Kapalata on International Women's Day. Together, we delve into the urgency of closing the gender pay gap, empowering women to reach new heights in their careers, shattering stereotypes, and fostering a community and economy where equality reigns. Tune in for a dialogue that celebrates the potential of women in the workplace.

E04 - Exploring Decent Work: Unpacking International Labour Conventions in Tanzania (May Day Edition)

In this International Workers Day, we delve into the significance of international labor conventions within Tanzania. We discuss how these conventions translate into national laws, policies, and regulations, providing a comprehensive framework to eliminate harassment and violence in workplaces, strengthen social dialogue, and promote decent work for all Tanzanians. Tune in to learn how these efforts contribute to sustainable development and harmonious workplaces in Tanzania!

The views expressed in the podcasts are not necessarily those of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.

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The Team

Samwel Gidori  

Content Advisor:
Anna Mbise

Rachel Wabanhu
Kiiza Kakolwa
Laurean Laurent

Communications & Design:
Venance Majula

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