“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.”
President Paul Kagame has promoted all Rwandans and given each one a platform to showcase their ability, a move that
ONE million women, countrywide, will today be marching to highlight the achievements recorded in the areas of gender
30 women entrepreneurs were over the weekend awarded certificates after completing a two-month training in business a
Twenty diplomats representing the governing boards of UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF and the World Food Program
On average women constitute 18.8 percent of representatives in parliaments across the world according to the Inter
The participation of women in the 1994 Rwandan genocide should be considered in the context of gender relations in pr
Sixteen years after the Rwandan genocide, many women are struggling to come to terms with the violence they endured.
A workshop on conflict prevention, mediation and peace-building for women leaders from member states of the Internati
Gender activists from East and Southern Africa have expressed shock at the backward trends in the 50/50 campaign in r
The “Inspiration Day” Model: Fostering Women's Leadership by Connecting National Leaders with Grassroots
Based on the Global AIDS Alliance's August 2006 report Zero Tolerance: Stop the Violence AgainstWomen and Children, S
This Guide is intended to help readers understand the political, legal and institutional framework of the ICGLR.
The systematic use of extreme violence, in particular sexual violence, in conflict and post-conflict situations raise
This paper provides a brief background on changing gender roles in Rwanda and in women's parliamentary representation
The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda [ICTR] has dealt with a number of gender-related issues in its ten yea
This 58-page report investigates the persistent weaknesses in the Rwandan legal system that hamper the investigation
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi and Rwanda, women and girls have been plagued by violence, loss of l
Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.
This report was commissioned by the Netherlands Special Programme on WID, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) of the N
In the most fragile states - those engaged in or just emerging from conflict - putting people back to work is a criti
About the event :
A group of 50 women, made up of a Tutsi majority, from the organization Twishakira amahoro ("We want to have pea
This discussion was on-the-record.
I recently made my way through the same Central African countryside as I traveled through two years ago with Populati
The plan to resolve the conflict in the Kivu by emphasising a military solution is failing.
She was a regular girl from Peshawar who grew up to be appointed president of an international tribunal for crimes ag
Opinion: A survey by the Gender Monitoring Office, reported in the Wednesday, June 6, 2012, issue of The New Times, r
Liberia made history when it elected Africa's first female president in Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
Kiziba Refugee Camp, Rwanda: The cases of rape and other sexual violence in Kiziba refugee camp are falling, but the
Sweet Dreams is a documentary that chronicles how a group of Rwandan women survived destruction and mass murder, and
During a meeting held in Kigali last week, women activists raised concern that there is a lot that needs to be done t
Human Rights Watch (Washington, DC)
New York, October 2, 2013
20 years after more than 800,000 Rwandans perished in the Rwandan Genocide, find out how the sexual violence survivor