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Rwanda : Natural family planning method possible but unreliable- experts

Natural family planning method possible but unreliable- experts

Rwandans are being called upon to use family planning as a way of reducing the population and attaining development, yet many people don’t trust contraceptives but claim they can control themselves and learn their reproductive system well to know when they might get pregnant and avoid sexual intercourse. Dr. Jean Bizimana Kalibushi a gynecologist in […]

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Rwanda : Female parliamentarians at realm of women empowerment

In most countries around the world it is believed that women are not born to be leaders, it is in rare cases that women are given a chance to take up leadership roles especially in the government institutions. However, this has not been the case with the Rwandan government.  The subject of women empowerment is […]

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Rwanda : Rwandas ex-sex workers graduate to cleaning Kigali city

Rwanda is internationally praised for being neat, especially in regard to the clean streets of Kigali city. For every street there are about three to five women, each morning, lost in making the gardens and roads gleaming. Behind the glittering streets, palm trees, painted pavements and gardens, are women whose story has not been told. […]

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Rwanda | Women: the hands behind Kigali clean streets

Women the hands behind Kigali clean streets 1

The enthusiasm and zeal with which they do their work is so amazing. These are the women that wake up early every single morning to clean the city roads and streets.    A lot has been said about the sparkling clean streets, but little is said about the people who put in invest energy to […]

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Rwanda: Women in Southern province fight illegal marriages

Women in Southern province

Women in Southern Province have asked the Rwandan parliament to try and pass the law that fights illegal marriages because it affects women. Some of the women members of National Women Council (CNF) in Southern province remark that most women are face problems including sexual abuse and denied inheritance rights because they are not legally […]

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Rwanda | Gakenke: Coffee cooperative continue to promote women

Gakenke Coffee cooperative continue to promote women

Hinga Kawa’ cooperative that deals with Coffee growing is concerned with women members as it gives them livestock, manure and  mattresses in a way of fighting poverty, according to  Coleta Nakabonye ; the president of the cooperative in Gakenke District. Members who were given mattresses were also given Rwf7000 to buy sheets. And in a […]

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Rwanda | Rwanda: Society reminded, Abortion is illegal act

Rwanda Society reminded, Abortion is illegal act

 Women should understand that there is no law supporting abortion, according to Alphonsine Mukarugema Member of Parliament and the president of the forum of Rwandan women parliamentarians (FFRP).   The statement was delivered on the general meeting of National Women Council that convened on 2nd.July.2012 in Muhanga District. She talked in answer to many women who […]

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Rwanda | Ngororero: women participation in job creation record high

Ngororero women participation in job creation record high

It has been found out that women in Ngororero District are more active than men in job creation depending on what is seen in expositions, in open days and what is seen around Ngororero. This is a result of advice given to them and the advantages of being in women cooperatives and this will eventually […]

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Rwanda | GISAGARA: women traders trained about their work

GISAGARA women traders trained about their work

 Gisagara District that do trading outside Rwandan borders have been trained by the Ministry of Trade and Industries (MINICOM) on how to develop themselves, job creation and managing their properties. This training was on the 26th.June.2012 in Huye district in Mere du Verbe where women and girls in Nyanza sector in Gisagara district were trained. […]

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Rwanda : Overseas women in the country to learn from their Rwandan counter parts

The Rwanda Association of University Women (RAUW) and Shirley Randell International and Associates (SRIA Rwanda Ltd) have organized a tour for a delegation of 12 senior professional women from eight countries to Rwanda.   The friendship tour which kicked–off this week aims at drawing lessons from Rwandan women and will last ten days.   According […]

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Gisagara: Rural women ‘have achieved’ economic emancipation

Rural women in Gisagra district have achieved satisfying levels of economic emancipation, according to the National Council for Women (CNF). […]

Tips to getting the best from your Child

Tips to getting the best from your Child

A walk to any baby class in nursery school will have you see children sitting quietly in circles, forming orderly […]

Gisagara: Abagore baremeza ko hari aho bageze mu iterambere

Gisagara: Abagore baremeza ko hari aho bageze mu iterambere

Mu gihe zimwe mu nzego z’abagore mu karere ka Gisagara zigaragaza bimwe mu bikibangamiye iterambere ry’abagore, bamwe mu bagore bo […]

Rwanda’s First Lady Links Motherhood to Leadership

Rwanda’s First lady in Washington DC

The first Lady Jeanette Kagame has said motherhood and leadership are interlinked ingredients that have been instrumental in her advocacy […]

Musanze: Abagore bacuruza udutaro barizera ko ubuzima bugiye guhinduka kubera amakoperative

Musanze: Abagore bacuruza udutaro barizera ko ubuzima bugiye guhinduka kubera amakoperative

Abagore bacuruza udutaro mu Mujyi wa Musanze bazwi nk’ “Abazunguzaji” bavuga ko bafite icyizere cy’uko imibereho yabo igihe guhinduka nyuma […]

Gakenke: Abagore barashishikarizwa kurushaho kurangwa n’isuku

Gakenke: Abagore barashishikarizwa kurushaho kurangwa n’isuku

Abagore bo mu karere ka Gakenke barashishikarizwa kurushaho kurangwa n’isuku yaba ku mubiri cyangwa se no mungo zabo kuko aribo […]