Genocide: Women survivors recollect the thorny journey to recovery

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They say time heals, but for 30-year-old Josiane Ishimwe, it is taking longer. Twenty three years later, she is yet to recover from an incident that robbed her of her...

It is still work in progress for Genocide widows – Mukabayire

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For over two years, Valerie Mukabayire has been serving as the president of AVEGA AGAHOZO (Association des Veuves du Génocide Agahozo), a non-government organisation that was established to support widows...

Kwibuka23: Rwandans on the healing journey

Tomorrow will mark the start of the genocide commemoration week, when Rwandans will be honouring the fallen victims that were massacred in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Women Today’s...

What can I do about my painful ovulation?

Dear Doctor, Unlike most women, my menstrual period is not painful. Besides having to change my pad, my period comes and goes without me even noticing. I wish that I...

How Mukantabana’s initiative is healing victims of domestic violence

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A year ago, 32-year-old Francoise Gikundiro’s life was like an empty shell. Her marriage was going down the drain in the face of repeated domestic abuse, but because she didn’t...

Nomugisha on her passion for sexual reproductive health and rights

22-year-old Hellen Nomugisha is the president of African Youth and Adolescent Network on Population and Development (AFIYAN), Rwandan Chapter, a network that brings together all-youth led organisations to implement focus...

How can I solve my daughter’s pimple problem?

Dear Doctor, my daughter is 15 years old but she has a pimple problem that is killing her self-esteem. I have tried soaps and lotions recommended by friends but nothing...