“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.”
Last Sunday, President Paul Kagame met with Rwandan women of all walks of life to celebrate the country's 20th libera
Gaspard, the taxi driver taking me back to my hotel after dinner, is 27. So he was just a boy in 1994.
RWANDA, EASTERN AFRICA: To curb continuing cases of rape violence in Rwanda's refugee camps, the government of Rwanda
Two decades after the 1994 genocide, a television journalist returns to hear the extraordinary testimony of women who
The Government in partnership with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday inaugurated a m
Nearly 20 years ago, the world came together in Beijing for the Fourth World Conference on Women.
Female Police officers have vowed to fight for the rights of women and girls in their respective areas of operation b
Rwanda's new parliament was seated this month, with higher female representation than any other country in the world
President Paul Kagame said that Rwanda had already expressed a strong opinion on the International Criminal Court (IC
BY GITURA MWAURA, 10 OCTOBER 2013
Women in Rwanda are at the centre of the country's development agenda, thanks to recent law reforms, MP-elect Esperan
In the context of the conflict in the former Yugoslavia and of the genocide in Rwanda, reports of sexual violence app
Fifty Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) officers yesterday concluded a two-day course on "prevention and response to c
With constitutional quotas for interest group seats in their favour and all political parties legally bound to respec
There is need to invest in women's empowerment and leadership in order for countries to achieve sustainable developme
UN Secretary General, Ban ki-Moon and World Bank president, Dr.
Women rights activists are preparing to share Rwanda's practices in promoting gender with the rest of the world.
Rwanda President Paul Kagame has spoken out on the importance of women leadership, accountability for commitments to
A group of 15 policewomen became the first all-women team to deploy with the U.N.
The United Nations police adviser, Ann-Marie Orler, has welcomed the arrival of Rwanda's female police contingent in
The UN Women Executive Director, Michelle Bachelet has called on governments to employ effective means to fight viole
About 70 per cent of Rwandan women deliver under the supervision of a professional medical practitioner, an official
AS the African Development Bank (AfDB) plans to transform the state of gender parity on the African continent, a new
Many people erroneously view gender as 'women's presence'.
Today we celebrate the 'International Day of the Girl Child' a day that the whole world has dedicated to you.
For the past few years, Rwanda has been making global headlines for its outstanding role in providing the much-needed
(Goma) – M23 rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are responsible for widespread war crimes, includin
A new study revealed that sex corruption is a growing trend in the job market here.
Taking part in the liberation struggle did not necessarily require one to be part of the army or fighting with weapon
As a way of training young girls' leadership experiences, Nyagatare Secondary School administration has opened a &quo
At least 43 vulnerable women in Ndera Sector, Gasabo District have successfully completed a nine month training cours
Transparency Rwanda (TR) has cautioned banks and other employers to desist from asking for sexual favours from women
A new report has revealed disturbing facts; Rwandan women occupy few leadership positions, contrary to the common bel
On Monday, the Gender Monitoring Office (GMO) and the Rwanda Women Parliamentary Forum (FFRP) held a meeting aiming a
A group of 77 police officers, 70 of them women, were yesterday commissioned after completing a three-month Police ba
According to the Global Fund, war and militarism have a profound impact on women inside and outside of conflict situa
While women are not new to politics, women's presence and faces in politics have become increasingly more commonplace
What most of us know about Rwanda – other than the fact that it is a small country in central Africa – is
Women have made significant advances in politics over the past few decades, with females having served as the head of
Members of security organs from various countries applauded Rwanda for taking adopting numerous initiatives to fight
Rwanda is the first country in the world where women outnumber men in parliament, with women occupying 45 out of 80 s
Next Friday, the Rwanda Women Parliamentary Forum (FFRP) will celebrate 15 years of existence and, if the news confer
Last month, the first woman ever was convicted of genocide.
The United Nations on Friday named two Congolese Army colonels who appear to be blocking an investigation of soldiers
Seventeen years ago last Sunday, the Rwandan genocide came to a bloody end.
What do driving, voting, wearing pants, and protesting have in common?
The latest UN Women report released on Wednesday, in New York, once again positions Rwanda as the country with the hi
The latest UN Women report released yesterday in New York, once again, positions Rwanda as the country with the highe
Rwanda National Police (RNP) will begin conducting special training for female police officers to promote women parti