Rwanda Celebrates Rural Women’s Day

25th October, 2014 - Today Rwanda celebrated Rural Women’s Day in Gatebe Sector, Burera District under the theme “Uplift as you climb the ladder to self reliance.” This Day, which served to highlight the role of rural women in the country’s development, was attended by the minister of Gender and Family Promotion, Minister of Health, the President of the National Women’s Council, representatives...
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Sudanese female leaders learn from their Rwandan counterparts

Kigali, 22 October, 2014 - Twenty Sudanese female leaders visited the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion (MIGEPROF) as part of an exchange visit to learn about women’s roles in peace and nation building. The delegation, which was met by Henriette Umulisa, Permanent Secretary in MIGEPROF, consisted of influential figures in civil society and government from South, West Kordofan and Darfur...
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Revised ECD Policy to promote the holistic development of children in Rwanda

The Early Childhood Development (ECD) Policy, under the coordination of the Ministry of Gender and Family promotion (MIGEPROF), is envisioned to ensure improved quality and equal access to ECD services by all infants in Rwanda. In doing so, the policy will promote and ensure a conducive environment for the holistic development of children in Rwanda. Initially elaborated by the Ministry of...
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International Day of the Girl Child in Rwanda highlights girl trafficking and sexual violence

Gasabo District, 11 October, 2014 - Rwanda, along with its development partners, celebrated the international day of the girl child this year in Rutunga sector, Gasabo District, under the theme “Ending girl child trafficking and sexual abuse, my responsibility.” Speaking at the event, Umulisa (...) Read more

First Lady calls for collective efforts to end human trafficking

Parliament, 10 October, 2014 – The First Lady, Jeannette Kagame, called on national institutions to work collectively to ensure the eradication of human trafficking, drug and alcohol abuse and gender based violence (GBV). Mrs Kagame was speaking at a consultative meeting, hosted by the (...) Read more

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