Child abuse

Rubavu: 64-year-old man arrested for defiling three children

Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) has arrested Ernest Babonampoze, 64, from Buhaza Cell, Rubavu Sector in Rubavu District. He is suspected to have defiled three children from different families in the area. Residents told The New Times that the defilements happened on Sunday, March 1, and the...

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 7:31pm

Investigators trained on GBV and child abuse case management

Gender-Based Violence (GBV) crimes in Rwanda have risen drastically with over 5,000 cases recorded so far this year. The rise is partly attributed to improved awareness of the law by the public that leads to silence breaking. However, poor investigations continue to undermine...

Monday, December 16, 2019 - 2:27pm

Gender minister warns against child abuse

The Minister for Gender and Family promotion, Esperance Nyirasafari, has warned parents and guardians over physical abuse of children while disciplining them. Nyirasafari said physical abuse of children was not a guarantee that they will stop behaving badly and argued that children need to be...

Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 5:40am

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