“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.
Nearly 20 years ago, the world came together in Beijing for the Fourth World Conference on Women.
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
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
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
Many people erroneously view gender as 'women's presence'.
For the past few years, Rwanda has been making global headlines for its outstanding role in providing the much-needed
At least 43 vulnerable women in Ndera Sector, Gasabo District have successfully completed a nine month training cours
A new report has revealed disturbing facts; Rwandan women occupy few leadership positions, contrary to the common bel
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
Rwanda is the first country in the world where women outnumber men in parliament, with women occupying 45 out of 80 s
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
A report released by the Gender Monitoring Office, shows that women massively participated in the just concluded loca
Women leaders in Kigali City have been urged to participate in the forthcoming local leaders' elections.
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
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
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.
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
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
Rwandan women from the agriculture sector will benefit from a United Nations Programme to enhance the participation o
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
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,
President Paul Kagame, yesterday, received the "Lifetime Leadership Award for Development and Equality", fr
30 women entrepreneurs were over the weekend awarded certificates after completing a two-month training in business a
On average women constitute 18.8 percent of representatives in parliaments across the world according to the Inter
Gender activists from East and Southern Africa have expressed shock at the backward trends in the 50/50 campaign in r