Domitiila Amulungi Rwezaura

Bashemera

Dr. Domitilla Bashemera is a lecturer at IRDP Dodoma where she lectures in National Regional Planning as well as Rural Development Planning, Population policy analysis and Development Planning, Population and gender planning, Population and natural resource, Development planning techniques, integrated Development planning, O and OD. Preparation of training manuals such as Population policy analysis and development planning, Population and gender planning manual. Dr. Domitilla has been involved in organizing the symposium on the Millennium development goals with special reference to population and sustainable development, involved in assisting students in establishing Youth HIV and AIDS and population clubs.

Dr. Domitilla has conducted different studies including Situational Analysis on the
suitability of establishing training programmes, Social Cultural Practices affecting the efforts of STIs and HIV/AIDS Prevention, cultural practices and fertility and Male involvement in HIV/AIDS control in Mpunguzi ward, Dodoma, Rural girl child and primary education: Enrollment, Drop out, completion and performance in Dodoma Rural District and Participatory Gender Assessment in the NGOs in Dodoma. Dr. Domitilla has extensive experience in participatory approaches as well as experience in training staff and target group at the grassroots.

Dr. Domitilla has also been involved in Gender Audit exercises. She has experience in workers union organisation as well as women union committees. Dr. Domitilla is a Member of Governing Board of St. Peter clever High Sc), Coordinator Cross cutting issues Unit at IRDP (2012), as well as Matron of Mipango Youth and HIV/AIDS club at IRDP. Furthermore, she has experience in organizing and management of women and social and economic groups.

Education background

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Demography, University of Dar es Salaam
  • MBA- Corporate Management, Mzumbe University
  • PGD Population and Sustainable Development (Gender), Cairo Demographic Centre-Egypt
  • PGD Regional Planning
  • Advanced Diploma in Community Development.

Research papers and articles

  1. Domitilla R. Bashemera, Grace Benedict and Sospeter Berling (2017) Teaching Manual on Population Policy Analysis and Development Planning. Institute of Rural Development Planning, Dodoma.
  2.  Domitilla Rwezaula Bashemera, Grace Benedict & Sospeter Berling (2017) Determinants of youth unemployment and Vulnerability: A Case of Bukoba Municipality and Muleba District. Managing Development in Africa. Volume 2 Issue 1, pp. … © The Author(s) 2017 reprints and Permission: mdapermission@dimd.ac.tz ISSN – 2546-2032 (online)
  3. T. R. K. Mdendemi, E. S. Kagaruki & D.A.R. Bashemera (2017) Challenges of Improving Accessibility to loan by the poor through Specialized Financing Systems: Experience from the Touth Development Fund in Muleba District. A paper in Rural Planning Journal Volume 19 of 2017.
  4. Berling M. Sospeter, Domitilla A. R. Bashemera & Grace Benedict (2017) The Dynamic role of women in transformed fisheries of Lake Victoria. A paper published in the International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (IJMRA – 11813) 2017
  5. Planning and Demography by Domitilla Bashemera and Tiberio Mdendemi. A chapter in the Tanzania Planners Hand book Page 20-37
  6. Andrew Komba, Domitilla Bashemera and Jane Mbilinyi (…) Planning System in Tanzania. This is a chapter in the Tanzania Planners Handbook Page……….
  7. Domitilla Bashemera and Irene Reginald. Mainstreaming Cross Cutting Issues in Development Planning. A chapter in the Tanzania Planners Hand book Page 358 – 376
  8. Domitilla Rwezaula Bashemera, Grace Kokuhirwa Benedict (2016) Assessment on the awareness on Sexually Transmitted Infections in Dodoma Region: A case of Dodoma Municipality, Bahi and Chamwino Districts. A paper published in International Journal in Economics and Social Sciences (IMPACT FACTOR-6.225) Volume 6 Issue 2
  9. Domitilla R. Bashemera, Grace Benedict and Mnyawi (2016) The influence of Women’s involvement in Decision making on HIV Testing A paper published in International Journal in Economics and Social Sciences (IMPACT FACTOR-6.225) Volume 6 Issue 3 (March, 2016). Domitilla A. R. Bashemera and Grace Benedict, R. (2015) Linkages Between Socio-
  10. Domitilla A. R. Bashemera, Martha J. Nhembo and Jacob Nyangusi (2015) Analysis on the understanding on Sexually Transmitted Infections in Dodoma Municipality, Bahi and Chamwino Districts. A paper presented in the National Conference on the Advancement of Geography for Sustainable Development of Tanzania at Mkwawa University.
  11. Adalbertus Kamanzi, Domitilla Bashemera & Tiberius Mdendemi (2015) Victimizing the Victims: Unavailing the Gender Based Violence. Narrative in Higher Learning Institutions. Plea for a transformation paradigm. DOI: 13140? RG.2.1.1889.
  12. Katega, Israel, B. Bashemera, D. A. R. and Lilian, Matola (2014) “Effects of Rural-Urban Migration on the Health of Migrants’ Children in Unplanned Settlements in UrbanAreas: A Case of Manzese Ward in Dar es Salaam”
  13. Bashemera, D. A. R., Nhembo, M. J. & Benedict, G. (2013) DHS Working Paper “The Role of Women’s Empowerment in Influencing HIV Testing” Demographic Health Survey, 2013 No. 101
  14. Grace Benedict Domitilla A. R. Bashemera, Martha J. Nhembo (2013) Gender Based Violence and Reproductive Health in Tanzania: A. Case of Makole Ward, Dodoma Municipality. (Unpublished)
  15. Domitila A.R. Bashemera, Martha J Nhembo and Grace Benedict (2012) Women empowerment and Reproductive Health in Tanzania: Education, Contraceptive use and Attainment of Millennium Development Goals. (Rural Planning Journal 14(1), 2012).
  16. Martha J Nhembo, Domitilla A.R. Bashemera and Innocent J.E Zilihona (2012) Tanzania Health Sector Reform with Reference to Morbidity and Mortality: Something to Celebrate in Dodoma and Morogoro Regions (Medwell journals No. 12742-TSS/ 2012)
  17. Domitila A.R. Bashemera, Martha J Nhembo and Grace Benedict (2012) Women empowerment and Reproductive Health in Tanzania: Education, Contraceptive use and Attainment of Millennium Development Goals. (Rural Planning Journal 14(1), 2012).
  18. Domitilla A. R. Bashemera, Rukia A. Muwango and Innocent J. E. Zilihona (2009) Cultural practices and Fertility level in Tanzania: Experience from Nala ward. Rural Planning Journal 11(1): 144-160
  19. Domitilla A. R. Bashemera and Innocent Zilihona (2010) Cultural Practices and HIV/AIDS. Rural Planning Journal 11(1): 144-160
  20. Domitilla Bashemera, Martha J. Nhembo and Grace Benedict (2010) Assessment of Gender Based Violence and their consequences on Reproductive Health in Tanzania: A Case of Makole Ward Dodoma Municipality.