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CDF Overview

The Children’s Dignity Forum (CDF) is a voluntary, private, non-governmental, non-partisan and non-profit-making Civil Society children’s rights organization based in Dar es Salaam as its headquarters, founded and registered in 2006 under the NGO Act No. 24/2002. CDF has Sub Offices in Mara and Dodoma Regions. The CDF’s work is geared towards producing a select range of high-visibility products on children’s issues with a view to influencing public attitudes and policy and building the capacity (on legal and human rights issues) of child-focused organizations in Tanzania. It provides a forum for dialogue and discussion on issues affecting children. It seeks to explore new and contentious issues that affects. CDF “put children FIRST” in all aspects of its work.


CDF is a not-for-profit organization that works for promotion of children’s rights for most vulnerable children , through creation of working forums that empower children, families and communities.


CDF envisages a Tanzania landscape where children dwell in a context permeated with dignity and where social justice is upheld.


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