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Don’t Risk Trafficking Rwandan Women, Long Jail Sentences Coming

Don’t Risk Trafficking Rwandan Women, Long Jail Sentences Coming

Harsher and severe penalties await anyone caught trafficking a Rwandan citizen, it has been agreed upon during the ongoing National Dialogue in Kigali. At the moment, perpetrators get a sentence of imprisonment ranging between six months and 15 years, combined with a fine ranging from Rwf 500,000 to 20 million. “Punishment against human traffickers is […]

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Handbags every lady needs in her wardrobe

I got a business idea when sitting with women during a women conference somewhere in Remera-Kigali. From talking to what we enjoy in everyday life to what we would love to own, I realized that investing in selling ladies’ bags would be profitable because style and fashions keep changing. Most women talked about their love […]

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Gender equality key for sustainable development

Gender equality key for sustainable development

Gender equality is a prerequisite for sustainable development as it offers equal opportunities for men and women in improving their lives and communities, a senior government official has said. Speaking during the 4th high’s level dialogue on democracy, human rights and governance in Africa on Monday Rwanda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Louise Mushikiwabo, […]

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Kigali ready for AU women summit

Women participation in politics will top the agenda of discussions at the fourth annual dialogue on democracy, human rights and governance in Africa that will take place in Kigali from 7th to 8th December, 2015. The meeting has been organized by the government of Rwanda through the Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) in collaboration with the […]

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How gift of animals can help lift families out of poverty

Emerithe Nyirabambari’s story is heartbreaking, but among the millions of Rwandans who are poor today, her story is not unique. Nyirabambari is 24 years old and a resident of Ruhango sector in Ruhango district reveals that Red Cross donated to her a pig along with other vulnerable residents. Emeritha Nyirabambari’s life changed from a sex […]

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A day in the life a chapatti maker

Mukandoli’s secret is being punctual, honest and clean

Every job leads to social development when done with dedication.  This is the case of Fatima Mukandoli, who ventured into making chapatis every day to earn a living. Mukandoli who has a small studio near Kimironko market, in Kigali city wakes up about 5:00am every day, to prepare her children’s breakfast before leaving for work. […]

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The Pants, for every woman’s closet

Whether you love pants or you are not a fan of them but usually look in your closet for trouser on a day when you don’t feel like having a dress on, we have got you back with the essential parts that should never miss in your wardrobe. Classic Dress Pants Stylish, classy and mature, […]

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Dresses for every woman’s closet

For every woman, even the pants- on- woman or those who love skirts to bits, it is common knowledge that no woman’s wardrobe is ever complete without a dress, and there are certain dresses in my opinion that every woman should own. Dresses are essential for moments you may not even realize like when you […]

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Shocking truths about being a stay-at-home mom

Shocking truths about being a stay-at-home mom

Stay at home parenting is harder than some of us think. In African setting, a woman is supposed to take care of the children, clean, cook and keep everything all together. However, things have changed nowadays. In Rwanda, where gender is well respected, women too work hard for the improvement of their homes, thus reducing […]

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The Skirts, every woman ought to have

For most women, they will either go full on dress or stick to pants and therefore skirts are out of the question but either way, if you intend to make some exceptions and own some skirts for once in a while thing, these are skirts that should at least be in your closet. Classic Black […]

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How to accessorize maxi dresses

How to accessorize maxi dresses

There is nothing that makes one feel well covered as well as classy at any time of the day for […]

First Lady Says Rwanda’s Success Built On Reconciliation

Rwanda’s stability and social cohesion is a result of three clear choices: “Staying together; being accountable; and thinking big. This […]

Tips to make your polish last longer

Tips to make your polish last longer

Well who doesn’t want a perfect nails through the week or even have the pedicure/manicure last longer? With these tips, […]

Would you really take on natural hair over long curls?

Would you really take on natural hair over long curls?

It is a common adage that a woman’s respect is her hair but why would one want to cut it […]

Kanombe: Women say President Kagame is their hero

Kanombe: Women say President Kagame is their hero

As the country commemorated its heroes for the 22nd time on Monday, women said they raise with high esteem President […]

Breastfeeding campaigns pay off as Rwanda ranked high globally

Breastfeeding campaigns pay off as Rwanda ranked high globally

Rwanda’s efforts to promote breastfeeding among lactating mothers have paid off as the country was ranked highest in breastfeeding worldwide. […]