Why Umutoni and Mukahigiro quit their jobs for fashion

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Getting a job is not a walk in the park. In fact, some people graduate with top grades but take years to find employment. But this fear has not held...

Meet Buhura, the kindergarten teacher advocating for eloquence in Kinyarwanda

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Shamira Buhura is a teacher and has been the school principal at Green Hills Nursery School for seven years. The wife and mother of four is also an advocate for...

Why does my baby have difficulty breathing?

Dear Doctor, I recently gave birth to a baby girl. She will be two weeks old on Sunday. However, I’ve noticed her breathing is very heavy, mostly in her sleep....

Turn heads with a one shoulder dress

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Fashion evolves and some trends have a way of making a comeback, like the one shoulder dress, for example. Just one of the many chic trends to add to your...

How Nyamagabe women clipped the fangs of poverty out of their lives

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A trip through the misty valleys and hills of Nyamagabe district in the Southern Province brings you face to face with the realities of a day in the life of...

Meet Nyirampeta, Huye’s inspirational female taxi-moto rider

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She is clad in a blue and green service jacket with white stripes. Her eyes pry around like a hyena on the hunt for its next prey. Within a moment...

I got a miscarriage; will it affect my menstrual cycle?

Dear Doctor, I suffered a miscarriage after a misfortune at home about a month ago and I’m just trying to get back to normal physically and emotionally. The pregnancy was...

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...