Jane Maggita Wins 2014 Martin Luther King Justice Award
The Winner of the 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major for Justice Award, Jane Magigita, The US Embassy Charge’ d’Affairs, Virginia Blaser, commended Magigita for her vision, courage and commitment to combat injustice, saying:
“Magigita has strengthened the voice of her fellow Tanzanians so they too can demand justice in a peaceful and non-violent manner.”
United States Embassy Dar es Salaam, Chargé d'Affaires, a.i. Virginia M. Blaser (left), in a group photo after she bestowed the 2014 Dr.Martin Luther King (MLK), Jr. Drum Major for Justice award to Mrs. Jane Magigita-Milyango (center), in recognition of her tireless efforts advocating for women’s legal rights, particularly in addressing gender-based violence, land inheritance, and land usage for rural women. Ms. Magigita is the founder and Executive Director of Equality for Growth (EfG), a not-for-profit organization registered in 2008. She is a founder and board member of various local organizations, such as African Evangelical Enterprise (AEE-Tz) and Children's Dignity Forum (CDF).