What it takes to serve as a female police officer

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They look immaculate in their uniform. On duty they are confident and carry themselves with an aura of confidence and professionalism even when handling the most complex situations. They command...

The Counsellor's thoughts...

A good wife knows her husband well and cares more about the relationship than what her husband’s relative’s demand for, and that is her greatest source of protection.

My husband keeps hitting on the help

My husband and I have been married for four years now. This year, it came to my attention that he hit on the maid and that is why she left...

My in-laws are driving me crazy

I have been married for 12 years. There is one large thorn in my side though-my in-laws. They are controlling and dominating. They think they’re the authorities on everything and...

Acts 4 Rwanda: Giving hope to vulnerable women and children

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A few years ago, 40-year-old Renatha Vuguziga found herself in a thorny situation. The mother of four was away in hospital with her sick daughter, and when she returned, her...

Eat smart for a healthier brain

There’s no denying that as we age chronologically, our body ages right along with us. But research is showing that you can increase your chances of maintaining a healthy brain...

The Counsellor's thoughts...

Being a boss isn’t always peachy. The promise of power and respect can be alluring, but the reality of being responsible and respected by a team of employees may not...

My in-laws are driving me crazy

I have been married for 12 years. There is one large thorn in my side though-my in-laws.

My juniors at work are rebellious

I was recently promoted at work so very many people report to me now.

My breasts ache after breastfeeding

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Have the breasts been painful since day one, that is, when you started breastfeeding? Does it hurt on touch? Is there associated fever? The answer to these questions will help...

ECDCs give working mothers a sigh of relief

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On the fateful day, Ernestine Munezero, the maid in question, a resident of Kamonyi District, went to Nyabarongo River where she tried to drown herself and the kids for reasons...

Ngabirano on her passion for science, technology and innovation

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Gertrude Ngabirano is the pioneer and executive secretary of the East African Science and Technology Commission (EASTECO), an East African Community institution that promotes and coordinates the development, management and...

Why do I always get fired?

I dropped out of school after my uncle who was paying for my education passed on. I have moved from home to home and worked for all sorts of families...

The Counsellor's thoughts...

Growing up as an orphan is an experience that no one would wish their children to go through. You’re not alone and you should stand strong against all these tribulations...

My juniors at work are rebellious

I was recently promoted at work so very many people report to me now. Before I was promoted, I was a cool person, I still am. I joked around a...

Duhozanye: The seed that sprouted into fruits of women empowerment in Gisagara

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Pauline Nyiramahirwe was orphaned when she was a toddler. Today, the 24-year-old has no vivid recollection of the incidents that led to her parents’ death.

Karangwa on her initiative to help low-income mothers

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Lulu Karangwa is the founder of Childcare at Workplace Organisation (CWO). The organisation focuses on supporting low-income mothers, mostly market vendors, to lessen the burden that comes with juggling work...

The Counsellor's thoughts...

Your question cuts across multiple issues that require careful consideration and shrewd technique in handling them.

Why do I always get fired?

I dropped out of school after my uncle who was paying for my education passed on. I have moved from home to home and worked for all sorts of families...

I want to be my own boss

Three months ago, I quit my job because I couldn’t stand my boss’ attitude. He was rude and unappreciative of anything good around the office.

Why does my baby snore?

Snoring occurs due to obstruction of the upper airways while sleeping. 3 per cent of children between the ages of one to nine snore while sleeping. They usually overcome it.

Eat smart for a healthier brain

There’s no denying that as we age chronologically, our body ages right along with us. But research is showing that you can increase your chances of maintaining a healthy brain...

Elections: Who will win the women's vote?

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At least 3,718,502 women are expected to vote in the forthcoming presidential polls due on August 4. This number will account for 54% of the 6,888,592 people registered to vote.

Employers should put workers at the heart of their strategies - Umunyana

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Denise Umunyana saw an opportunity and went right for it; with enough experience and willpower, she ventured into a fairly untapped field, human resource.