GBV

PICTORIAL: See What I See

This article was originally published on May 8th, 2019. See What I See, is a photo-visual series that intimately invites people into the lives of GBV survivors — using simplicity and start contrast to create the melancholy and brutality that survivors often hide, and give viewers...

Monday, February 17, 2020 - 5:08pm

New book cautions people on incestuous violence

Though most common violence relates to biologically unrelated people,  incestuous violence is a severe threat. That is what 32-year-old Namuhire Caroline's new book written in French entitled, “L’oncle gynecologue” loosely translated as “A gynecologist uncle...

Friday, January 31, 2020 - 5:28pm

Gender summit delegates visit Isange one Stop Centre

Delegates at the Global Gender Summit had two field visits on Sunday, November 24. One group went to Isange one Stop Centre (IOSC), one of the initiatives that were designed to prevent and respond to gender-based violence and child abuse. Another group went to Gahaya Links, a Rwandan handicraft...

Monday, November 25, 2019 - 10:24am

Woman who was hacked by husband recovering steadily at hospital

Asterie Kubwimana, a mother of seven and resident of Rusosoro in Gasabo District, is recovering steadily at Rwanda Military Hospital, Kanombe after her husband hacked her with a machete and left her for dead. The attack took place on the morning of June 21 in Rusororo Sector. After the incident,...

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 12:53am

Rwamagana residents left in shock by how a 7-month pregnant mother was killed and skinned by husband

Hundreds of residents of Karenge Sector, Rwamagana District sat in silence on Tuesday morning as one of their own was driven to the scene of crime wearing the pink garb worn by inmates. Most of them had not seen him since he was arrested a week after he brutally killed his wife, mutilated her and...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 4:31pm

Know your rights: Protection from gender-based violence

Both males and females are equal in the eyes of the law. This is why it is unlawful to commit violence against someone because of their gender. Article 2 of N°59/2008 of 10/09/2008 the law on prevention and punishment of gender-based violence (GBV) defines gender-based violence as “any...

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 11:25pm

Continental training on fighting GBV, human trafficking starts in Kigali

Over 100 officers from police, military and correctional services from 41 African countries, yesterday, started three-day training in Kigali on how to respond to the scourge of gender based violence (GBV) and human trafficking. The Minister of Gender and Family Promotion, Esperance...

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 12:11am

FEATURED: Training on gender-based violence and human trafficking (Kigali, June 13-16, 2018)

Background Violence against women and girls is one of the most pervasive violations of human rights in the world. The United Nations estimates that one in three women will experience physical or sexual abuse in her lifetime, while a 2013 report documented that 45.6 per cent of women in Africa...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 8:14am

Minister Kaboneka: Gender based violence impedes devt

The Minister for Local Government, Francis Kaboneka, yesterday, presided over the official launch of a week-long campaign against Gender Based Violence (GBV) and child abuse, and called for action against the vice. The minister, who was addressing about 1,000 local leaders in Bugesera District,...

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 11:34am

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