Combating gender-based violence in Tanzania - Maryknoll Lay Missioners
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Maryknoll lay missioner Liz Mach discusses initiatives in the Diocese of Musoma, Tanzania, to combat female genital mutilation, child marriage, domestic abuse, trafficking and other forms of gender-based violence. Mach serves as the diocese’s assistant director for planning and development. She highlights Jipe Moyo, a shelter for girls fleeing gender-based violence, as well as a new school built in the diocese to allow rural girls to continue in secondary education.




Maryknoll Lay Missioners
Compelled by faith to engage with people across cultures and ethnicities, Maryknoll lay missioners live, love and work with communities on the margins to promote active nonviolence and healing.