“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
The lingering effects of the 1994 Rwandan genocide continue to be felt among the country's children, particularly the
UN Women together with the City of Kigali launched a project aimed at promoting the rights of working women and girls
Sixty-five-year-old Pauline Nyiramasuhuko, who has been sentenced to life in prison, has been described as a tyrant a
A report released by the Gender Monitoring Office, shows that women massively participated in the just concluded loca
The Minister of Justice, Tharcisse Karugarama has said that violence against women and girls in African countries is
Violence starts in the mind, so we have to start by changing the minds of men and women all over the world." Nob
She sits in the shade of a tree with half a dozen of other women; most of them were raped during the genocide that ki
Have you ever imagined what internally displaced persons go through?
A new report has rekindled debate on whether the Rwandan government "betrayed" women who were raped during
After curving through miles of Quebec's countryside, the road to Montebello arrives at an enormous log cabin along th
Non-government organizations; RNC Justice and Democracy and Haguruka Association, have launched a three-year project,
The Gender Monitoring Office (GMO) has lauded the Ministry of Education for implementing programmes that empower the
The Deputy Chief Gender Monitor in the Gender Monitoring Office (GMO), Ramathan Barengayabo, was yesterday sworn in a
The UN backed Radio Okapi, which operates in the Democratic Republic of the Congo said, Saturday, that elements of th
Women leaders in Kigali City have been urged to participate in the forthcoming local leaders' elections.
Callixte Mbarushimana, a Rwandan rebel leader accused of committing war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Dem
Over 400 women from Gahini Sector, Kayonza District, yesterday, completed at wo-day training on poverty eradication a
An "incoherent" clause in the draft bill that will determine the structure, mission and functions of the Na
The president of the National Women Council (NWC), Dr.
The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has released tentative figures of registered voters who will cast their votes
Reporters Without Borders is extremely shocked by the long jail sentences that a prosecutor requested yesterday for t
After winning an International Award, Reseau des Femmes, a Women organisation, has finalised plans to expand its reac
An official at the National Electoral Commission (NEC) has called upon women leaders to sensitize their compatriots c
Rwandan Women Find Strength in Each Other
The abuse of women has been going on for centuries and it is often the case that a woman is killed before the problem
The Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE), Rwanda Chapter, would like to have additional policies and contin
The Minister of Gender and Family Promotion, Dr.
The Minister of Gender and Family Promotion, Dr Jeanne d'Arc Mujawamariya, on Thursday, launched "16 days of act
Joint efforts by the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion, the National Police and the Rwanda Defence Force (RDF)
When Odette Kayirere lost her husband in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, she felt angry and hopeless.
Jeanne d'Arc Nyinawase, an employee of the national water and power utility, RECO-RWASCO , has been declared winner o
When Béata Murekatete was growing up in rural Rwanda, she never would have imagined she'd end up working for P
The Rwandan authorities are trying to tackle gender-based violence by addressing the role of security personnel in en
A visiting team of 26 lawmakers from the Southern Sudan Legislative Assembly, have expressed satisfaction with the co
The National Women's Council over the weekend inaugurated a water project that will serve seven families of impaired
Kigali — The Commissioner General of Police, Emmanuel Gasana, yesterday met a contingent of female police offic
United Nations has selected Rwanda as host to the International Conference on the Role of Security Forces in Ending G
Rwandan women from the agriculture sector will benefit from a United Nations Programme to enhance the participation o
We ran a story yesterday about the increasing number of rape and defilement cases in Nyagatare District.
The Women's Network for Rural Development has received an international award in recognition of its role in transform
Members of Rwanda Women Parliamentarians Forum (RWPF), who are currently meeting in the Western Province, have acknow
Kigali City has topped the Gender Based Violence (GBV) crime list with 510 cases registered in the first six months o
The original inhabitants of the equatorial forests of Africa's Great Lakes region – the Batwa Indigenous commun
Rwanda's FDU-Inkingi Party leader, peace and social justice activist Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza, spoke to Ann Garrison
A seven-person delegation from the West Point military academy in the United States visited the UN office in Kigali,
Between April and June 1994, an estimated 800,000 Rwandans were killed in the space of 100 days.
Rwanda's National Action Plan on UN Security Council resolution 1325 was officially launched during the International
President Paul Kagame, yesterday, received the "Lifetime Leadership Award for Development and Equality", fr
Cases of Gender Based Violence (GBV) reduced by 4.9 percent in 2009 from 2,646 cases registered in 2008 to 2,523, acc