Ask the Doctor: Can I have my baby at home?

I am five months pregnant with my first child. I have been watching videos of home births and I really think it is something I would like to do. My...

Boots: How to choose the right pair

Boots are a good choice, especially in cold weather. But pulling off a great look depends on how you choose a pair – does the pair go well with your...

Why more women are becoming football fans

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It is a common saying that women loath football. Why would a normal person go crazy over 21 grown men running after a piece of rubber? This is the question...

Meet Umuhoza, the celebrity makeup artist

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23-year-old Milly Umuhoza started out by applying makeup on her friends and family, but later turned her hobby into a career. The makeup artist has worked with many women, ranging...

Mani pedi: Giving your nails a treat

Many women love a visit to the nail salon, and for those whose natural nails are more on the short side, worry not, artificial nails are here to sort that...

Do you need a bridal shower before tying the knot?

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When Maureen Ainembabazi offered to throw a bridal shower for her friend, she wasn’t aware that she would be responsible for more than just a cake, a couple of presents...

Contributing to people's wellbeing is a gift, says massage therapist Uwimbabazi

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Women are indeed breaking boundaries in regards to embracing different professions. Women Today’s Donah Mbabazi caught up with Odette Uwimbabazi, a female massage therapist to describe what really entails massage...

The watch: Back in vogue

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The wrist watch is a fashion accessory that is slowly making its way back. With the era of cell phones, many had dumped the watch because they could easily check...

[PHOTOS]: Mama Rwanda: Giving vulnerable mothers a new beginning

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Behind the whirring sound of 11 tailoring machines inside a small makeshift workshop made of iron sheets is a story of perseverance and compassion.

Body piercing: A growing trend

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Everyone attaches great value to something. For some, it’s shoes while others; it could be adventure or even stylish clothes. Other people will seriously argue that nothing beats their deep...

What are your New Year's resolutions?

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The year is coming to an end, and it is around this time when most people try to set goals and resolutions for the coming year. Women Today’s Donah Mbabazi...

Kazimbaya on the joy of empowering fellow women

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Shamsi Kazimbaya has been a gender activist almost all her professional life. Her passion for gender activism has seen her work with different gender organisations. The 40-year-old talked to Women...

What will you do this Christmas?

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Christmas is just a few hours away, and many people are in the festive mood. Some are hoping to travel, while others might just stay home with family. Donah Mbabazi...

Hronicek on the essence of educating the girl child

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After 40 years of working as a pediatrician, 66-year-old Erika Hronicek retired and decided to take another course in life. She travelled to Rwanda to help vulnerable girls get an...

Cozy living room decorating ideas

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There is nothing more inviting for visitors in your home than a cozy living room. It is also one of the most used rooms of the house. Finding a balance...

The Little Black Dress: How to accessorise

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The Little Black Dress (LBD) is one of the most versatile and stylish pieces a woman can own. It can be worn to work or out on the town, depending...

SHE CAN: Grooming tomorrow's women leaders

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As the women empowerment campaign continues to register milestones in Rwanda, efforts to keep the momentum high are being boosted by individuals and organisations, especially in the area of girl-child...

Reverend Mukandoli on her journey as a female clergy

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Agnes Kanoni Mukandoli’s career path is one not many have taken; currently retired, Mukandoli was one of the few female reverends in the country and the founder of Mothers Union...

Brides:The right hairstyles

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We can imagine your excitement and desire to look awesome on the big day. The choice of a wedding hairstyle is as important as the choice of your bridal gown....

Parenting: Why sex education is your responsibility

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Jovia Uwamahoro, 18, dropped out of school after she got pregnant. Her naivety in regards to sex education changed her whole life.

[VIDEO]: Legrand's journey from the runway to a jewellery maker

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Sarah Legrand is an aspiring entrepreneur determined to bring distinctiveness to the fashion world. She abandoned a modelling career and trained for ten years in jewellery making.

Necklaces: The timeless accessory

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Just like it is with handbags, shoes and earrings, necklaces are a necessary accessory for every woman and for that reason, it’s important to choose the right one for a...

Winning the war against Gender Based Violence

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As the world celebrated the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women yesterday, it emerged that violence against women continues to be a global problem, despite the efforts...

I thought it was unfortunate to be born a girl, says AKWOS founder

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The founder of Association of Kigali Women in Sports (AKWOS), Felicite Rwemalika, saw football as a powerful instrument to re-engage and empower girls and women.