Too posh to breastfeed: Do you know the consequences?

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Why would someone give birth, and walk out of the hospital to stock formula milk for a baby that is just weeks old? What happened to exclusive breastfeeding for the...

The future is bright for the Rwandan women, says UN expert

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From a certified banker to an agricultural economist and advocate for gender and development, Clara Anyangwe’s passion to see transformation in women’s lives propelled her to join the gender and...

Eyebrows: To trim or not to trim?

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We delight in the beauty of a butterfly but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. Those are the words of the late great American...

Coping with hair loss

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A woman’s hair is a mark of her femininity. To most women good hair is a reflection of beauty and high self-esteem. When a woman starts noticing hair loss, the...

Uwamahoro has weaved a career in sports journalism

Ariane Uwamahoro is a sports journalist with Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA) and was the only female commentator at the recently concluded African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament.

Ask the Doctor: I'm having a hard time getting pregnant again

Dear Doctor, my husband and I have been trying to have another baby for almost a year now. Our first will be three years old this year. However, it is...

Valentine's Day: What are you wearing?

With just a few days to Valentine’s Day, some women might be wondering what to wear in case there are plans to celebrate the day.

Would you take on your spouse's name?

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Winnie Byanyima, the Executive Director of Oxfam International is a leader on women’s rights, democratic governance and peace building.

Stay focused on your dream - Young Grace

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Grace Abayizera, commonly known as ‘Young Grace’, was the first female to ever try her luck at rapping and at only 23; she has already made her mark on the...

Ask the Doctor: Why did I miss my period?

Dear Doctor, I recently missed my period and thought I was pregnant. I took a pregnancy test and it came out negative. I took another a few days later and...

You can rock the boyfriend style

Boyfriend outfits are always baggy, loose and comfortable, for this reason; many may mistake them as attire that isn’t stylish and yet, that isn’t the case.

Grappling with sexual harassment in silence

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It’s 9:00pm on a Friday night at a Kigali uptown bar. Patrons slowly stream in for the customary Friday night out to usher in the weekend. A team of attendants...

Uwamahoro on what it takes to be a shrewd entrepreneur

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Nadia Uwamahoro is the founder of Data Systems Limited, a software company that creates mobile applications, including web applications, with branches in Uganda and Ghana.

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...