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Nyamagabe: Residents commend Associations for women development

Associations are less important until you meet Collette Musengimana, a resident of Masizi cell, Musange sector in Nyamagabe district. Musengimana is a proud owner of a cow after borrowing Rwf10,000 from an association. Musengimana narrates that she borrowed money from an association and invested it in small scale business. “I borrowed Rwf10, 000 and started [...]

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MIGEPROF perspective on prostitution

MIGEPROF perspective on prostitution

  Ministry of gender and family promotion (MIGEPROF) has called on parents to embrace different programs that government put in place to prevent female children from joining prostitution for money. This is because some girls have dropped out of school resorting to prostitution in search of money for survival. The ministry says that following up [...]

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Burera to sensitise expectant mothers on safe delivery

Burera district will sensitise women and girls about the importance of giving birth in hospital as the safe way to minimise risks at child birth. The northern district authorities have set 2014, as the time when all expectant women would receive antenatal care and safe delivery at Healthy facilities. This goal was included in Burera’s [...]

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UN Women to stabilize and support cross borders trade

The UN Women organization with the support of the international traders in Rwanda is strategizing for ways to make the trade in Rwanda better without limitations. Most of the people that do cross borders business in about 8 borders of Rwanda are women doing small scale trade. This kind of trade is however not given [...]

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Nyamagabe improving law on women rights

Though a big step has been taken in granting women equal rights as men on land, there are still many limitations to the application of these rights. Women are still denied of their inheritance rights by either their husbands or brothers just because they are women. This is the case of Véronique Musabyimana a resident [...]

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Gakenke: Prime Minister Officiates campaign against malnutrition

Prime Minister Officiates campaign against malnutrition 2

The Prime Minister Dr. Pierre Damien Habumuremyi has initiated a 1000 days campaign to eradicate poor nutrition in mothers and children in Gakenke district. This campaign was initiated on this Saturday the 28th Sept 2013 with the PM working with Gakenke local people in making vegetable gardens. The PM noted that vegetable gardens are the [...]

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Gatsibo: CRAFT Rwanda Organization to ensure women’s rights to land

CRAFT Rwanda Organization to ensure women’s rights to land

Gatsibo District has been carrying on a debate on the women’s rights about land inheritance. This debate started on the 24th -26th Sept 2013 in ARLECHINO Multipurpose Hall in Gatsibo district   Women’s rights to land have to be respected This debate was prepared by CRAFT Rwanda an association that intends to protect women’s rights [...]

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Rwandan women have set a new world record, 64% of seats in the parliament

Rwanda’s First Lady, Jeannette Kagame and Senior Government Officials follow proceedings at the Meet the president series Kigali July 5th 2013 Rwandan has truly  liberated its citizens, the country has emancipated all Rwandans without leaving behind those that were long undermined in many aspects including political aspect such as  women who have now set a [...]

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Being blind does not alter her lifelong dreams

“Being blind does not hinder me from working and developing my family” says Béatha Nyiransabimana a 35 years old female resident of Karambi village in Ngiryi cell in Gasaka sector in Nyamagabe district. Béatha Nyiransabimana The naturally blind born says her parents tried to treat her at 5 years but she never gained her sight. [...]

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American writer says Rwanda leads in women empowerment

President Kagame with the Minister for Agriculture Dr. Agnes Karibata during the launch of Kigali Agriculture Park at Rwanda Special Economic Zone.  Progressive in many ways, Kagame has pushed for more women in political office, and today Rwanda has a higher percentage of them in Parliament than any other country. His countless devotees, at home [...]

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Kivuruga: Gutera amarangi mu myenda byabahesheje agaciro

Gutera amarangi mu myenda byabahesheje agaciro

Bamwe mubagore bakorera muri koperative Twiyubahe Kivuruga batangaza ko kwishyira hamwe bakihangira umurimo wo gutera amarangi mu myenda, byabateje imbere [...]

Rulindo: Kwiyakira byamufashije kubana n’ubwandu bw’agakoko gatera Sida imyaka irenga 20.

Mari Goreth Nyirakamana, ni umudamu utuye mu karere ka Rulindo,uyu mudamu avuga ko amaze imyaka irenga 20 amenye ko abana [...]

Ruhango: Banze guheranwa n’agahinda bibumbira muri koperative ihinga ibobere ikorora amagweja

Umunyamuryango wa Koperative Imena Ruhango arimo gukora amasuku mu magweja

Abagore bapfakajwe na jenoside yakorewe abatutsi mu 1994 bibumbiye muri koperative Imena Ruhango ihinga iborere ikorora amagweja, barishimira uko babayeho [...]

Ruhango: Genocide widows urged to form cooperatives

Cheva Mujawandori, a member of Imena Ruhango

Members of Imena-Ruhango, a cooperative for 1994 Tutsi genocide widows in Ruhango district are in a sensitization drive to form [...]

Musanze: Abagore n’abakobwa babyariye iwabo barafashwa kwifasha ngo biteze imbere

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Ihuriro ry’Abagore b’abaprotesitanti (Mothers’ union) rifatanyije na bagenzi babo bo muri Amerika bigishije abagore n’abakobwa babyariye iwabo gukora imitako n’ [...]

ABAKOBWA BAKORA MU TUBARI BOSE SI INDAYA

ABAKOBWA BAKORA MU TUBARI BOSE SI INDAYA

Nubwo bamwe mu bakobwa bakora mu tubari mu mujyi wa Nyagatare bavuga ko bibafasha kwiteza imbere atari uburaya, bamwe mu [...]