“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.”
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
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