since January and February 1992, the government decided to adopt multiparty democracy in Tanzania.
Legal and constitutional changes led to the registration of eleven political parties.
The ideals, energies and voices of young men and woman are vital for the development of any society.
However, one of the greatest challenges facing democracies in the world today is the decreasing
involvement of young people in electoral possesses.
We believe important avenue to be explored by persons or entities, desirous of raising the consciousness
of youth about the importance of voting, can be done through a variety of structures such as youth
organization like Tanzania Youth Vision Association (TYVA), Issue-based Non-Governmental
Organization (NGOs) and even faith-based Organizations. However, stimulating youth participation in the electoral processes must be a partnership effort of which the youth themselves must play an active part.Currently many youth are involved in the use of media and social media by understanding the power of media and social media, we have seen a need to conduct a full day Youth Digital Advocacy Workshop
(YDAW) to gather about 50 young men and women from youth CSOs, Social media and Media personnel
to equip them with skills and come up with a campaign to influence youth mob to take a lead in the
coming Local Government Authorities Election 2019 as Candidates and voters using medias and social
Digital technology affects how democracy works by influencing political mobilization and campaigns,
amplifying political polarization, changing the tools of government, and threatening the survival of
authoritarian regimes. Digital technology shapes the way social science is done, taught, and disseminated.
Digital technology affects how democracy works as recent advances in digital technology have started to
have a profound political impact. Social media and the internet more in general, have played an
increasingly important role in shaping political processes. Through media we create greater emphasis to
youth empowerment through knowledge of the electoral possess as well as the effective creation of voter
awareness messages specifically tailor-made for youth.