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  1. RWANDA: Why Women Should Be At the Forefront of Waging Peace

    Last Sunday, President Paul Kagame met with Rwandan women of all walks of life to celebrate the country's 20th libera

    Thursday, July 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 437
  2. RWANDA: Women Want to be Decision-Makers about Peace, Not Passive Victims of War

    Gaspard, the taxi driver taking me back to my hotel after dinner, is 27. So he was just a boy in 1994.

    Thursday, July 3, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 423
  3. RWANDA: Empowering Women Is Empowering Humanity

    Nearly 20 years ago, the world came together in Beijing for the Fourth World Conference on Women.

    Tuesday, May 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 315
  4. RWANDA: East Africa: President Kagame Discusses ICC, FDLR, EAC Integration, Women Majority in Parliament and More At Press Briefing

    Rwanda's new parliament was seated this month, with higher female representation than any other country in the world

    Wednesday, October 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 127
  5. RWANDA: East Africa: President Kagame Discusses ICC, FDLR, EAC Integration, Women Majority in Parliament and More At Press Briefing

    President Paul Kagame said that Rwanda had already expressed a strong opinion on the International Criminal Court (IC

    Tuesday, October 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 108
  6. RWANDA: We Should Support Efforts to End Rape in Conflict

    BY GITURA MWAURA, 10 OCTOBER 2013

    ANALYSIS

    Thursday, October 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 106
  7. RWANDA: Rwanda: World Bank Lauds Sub-Sahara Africa On Women Economic Empowerment

    Women in Rwanda are at the centre of the country's development agenda, thanks to recent law reforms, MP-elect Esperan

    Friday, September 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 111
  8. Power, Empowerment and Violence against Women, Study

    In the context of the conflict in the former Yugoslavia and of the genocide in Rwanda, reports of sexual violence app

    Friday, August 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 062
  9. RWANDA: Women Poised to Retain Majority in Parliament

    With constitutional quotas for interest group seats in their favour and all political parties legally bound to respec

    Sunday, July 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 024
  10. RWANDA: USAID Recommits to Women Empowerment

    There is need to invest in women's empowerment and leadership in order for countries to achieve sustainable developme

    Wednesday, July 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 022
  11. RWANDA: Women Activists Meet Ahead of Global Forum

    Women rights activists are preparing to share Rwanda's practices in promoting gender with the rest of the world.

    Tuesday, February 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 803
  12. RWANDA: Rwanda Women Take Policy Beyond Rhetoric

    Rwanda President Paul Kagame has spoken out on the importance of women leadership, accountability for commitments to

    Monday, January 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 767
  13. RWANDA: Women's Presence is Not Enough

    Many people erroneously view gender as 'women's presence'.

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 553
  14. RWANDA: More Women Heed Call for Peacekeeping

    For the past few years, Rwanda has been making global headlines for its outstanding role in providing the much-needed

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 480
  15. RWANDA: Vulnerable Women Acquire Life Skills

    At least 43 vulnerable women in Ndera Sector, Gasabo District have successfully completed a nine month training cours

    Monday, June 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 170
  16. RWANDA: Where Are Women Leaders?

    A new report has revealed disturbing facts; Rwandan women occupy few leadership positions, contrary to the common bel

    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 093
  17. RWANDA/LIBERIA: Women's Transformations during Conflict: the New Political Face

    While women are not new to politics, women's presence and faces in politics have become increasingly more commonplace

    Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 781
  18. RWANDA: Rwandan Women Build a Future

    What most of us know about Rwanda – other than the fact that it is a small country in central Africa – is

    Wednesday, January 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 704
  19. RWANDA: The Only Country in the World Where Dominated by Women

    Women have made significant advances in politics over the past few decades, with females having served as the head of

    Tuesday, January 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 629
  20. RWANDA: Women Parliamentarians Outnumber Men, But Gender Budgeting Still Needed

    Rwanda is the first country in the world where women outnumber men in parliament, with women occupying 45 out of 80 s

    Tuesday, July 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 139
  21. RWANDA: The Word on Women - No Progress without Women: Rwanda's Journey to Complete the Millennium Development Goals

    Seventeen years ago last Sunday, the Rwandan genocide came to a bloody end.

    Thursday, July 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 114
  22. INTERNATIONAL: Salute To Women Driving Revolutions

    What do driving, voting, wearing pants, and protesting have in common?

    Friday, July 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 080
  23. RWANDA: Let Us Unite in Support for Women's Rights

    The latest UN Women report released on Wednesday, in New York, once again positions Rwanda as the country with the hi

    Friday, July 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 084
  24. Africa: Rwanda Leads in Women Participation, UN Report

    The latest UN Women report released yesterday in New York, once again, positions Rwanda as the country with the highe

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 074
  25. RWANDA: Police to Conduct Special Female Officers' Courses

    Rwanda National Police (RNP) will begin conducting special training for female police officers to promote women parti

    Wednesday, June 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 034
  26. RWANDA: Women Participated Massively in Elections - Report

    A report released by the Gender Monitoring Office, shows that women massively participated in the just concluded loca

    Friday, June 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 011
  27. RWANDA: Women Urged to Vie for Office

    Women leaders in Kigali City have been urged to participate in the forthcoming local leaders' elections.

    Thursday, February 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 159
  28. RWANDA: NWC Trains 400 Women in Gahini Sector

    Over 400 women from Gahini Sector, Kayonza District, yesterday, completed at wo-day training on poverty eradication a

    Saturday, January 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 023
  29. RWANDA: Debate on National Women Council Bill Put on Hold

    An "incoherent" clause in the draft bill that will determine the structure, mission and functions of the Na

    Thursday, January 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 016
  30. RWANDA: We Have Achieved a Lot in the Last 7 Years - Women's Council

    The president of the National Women Council (NWC), Dr.

    Wednesday, January 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 024
  31. RWANDA: 5.4 Million to Vote in Grassroots Polls

    The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has released tentative figures of registered voters who will cast their votes

    Friday, January 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 920
  32. RWANDA: Women Organisation to Expand After Winning International Award

    After winning an International Award, Reseau des Femmes, a Women organisation, has finalised plans to expand its reac

    Monday, December 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 940
  33. RWANDA: NEC Encourages Women to Vie for Local Leadership

    An official at the National Electoral Commission (NEC) has called upon women leaders to sensitize their compatriots c

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 751
  34. RWANDA: More Advocacy Needed for Girls' Education

    The Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE), Rwanda Chapter, would like to have additional policies and contin

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 670
  35. RWANDA: Include More Women in Church Leadership

    The Minister of Gender and Family Promotion, Dr.

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 667
  36. RWANDA: The International Development Achievement Award Winner: An Inspiration to All

    When Odette Kayirere lost her husband in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, she felt angry and hopeless.

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 635
  37. RWANDA: Nyinawase Wins Women MP By-Election

    Jeanne d'Arc Nyinawase, an employee of the national water and power utility, RECO-RWASCO , has been declared winner o

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 603
  38. RWANDA: Global leadership: In Rwanda, Women Run the Show

    When Béata Murekatete was growing up in rural Rwanda, she never would have imagined she'd end up working for P

    Saturday, November 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 533
  39. RWANDA: Sudanese MPs Impressed By Women's Empowerment

    A visiting team of 26 lawmakers from the Southern Sudan Legislative Assembly, have expressed satisfaction with the co

    Thursday, November 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 535
  40. RWANDA: Women's Council Aids Ex-Combatants

    The National Women's Council over the weekend inaugurated a water project that will serve seven families of impaired

    Tuesday, November 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 529
  41. RWANDA: New Programme to Empower Women

    Rwandan women from the agriculture sector will benefit from a United Nations Programme to enhance the participation o

    Monday, September 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 228
  42. RWANDA: Women Receive International Award

    The Women's Network for Rural Development has received an international award in recognition of its role in transform

    Thursday, September 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 066
  43. RWANDA: Poverty Among Women Still a Challenge

    Members of Rwanda Women Parliamentarians Forum (RWPF), who are currently meeting in the Western Province, have acknow

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 020
  44. RWANDA: Rwanda's Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza speaks to Women's International News Gathering Service

    Rwanda's FDU-Inkingi Party leader, peace and social justice activist Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza, spoke to Ann Garrison

    Wednesday, August 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 855
  45. RWANDA: Military Academy Delegation Briefed on the Role of Women in Sustaining Peace in Rwanda

    A seven-person delegation from the West Point military academy in the United States visited the UN office in Kigali,

    Wednesday, July 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 560
  46. RWANDA: Rwandan Women Honour Kagame

    President Paul Kagame, yesterday, received the "Lifetime Leadership Award for Development and Equality", fr

    Wednesday, May 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 086
  47. RWANDA: 30 Women Complete Entrepreneurship Training

    30 women entrepreneurs were over the weekend awarded certificates after completing a two-month training in business a

    Monday, March 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 782
  48. RWANDA: Woman Vies for Top Job

    On average women constitute 18.8 percent of representatives in parliaments across the world according to the Inter

    Wednesday, March 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 799
  49. AFRICA: Achieving Fifty Percent Women in Decision Making by 2015

    Gender activists from East and Southern Africa have expressed shock at the backward trends in the 50/50 campaign in r

    Friday, December 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 672