HeForShe is a global effort led by UN Women to engage men and boys in removing the social and cultural barriers that prevent women and girls from achieving their potential. The movement aims to positively reshape society for the benefit of all.
UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi visited Rwanda from 17th to 20th July in an effort to strengthen the One UN partnership on youth issues with the Government and people of Rwanda.
The tense situation in Burundi, which holds elections at the end of June, has prompted over 26,000 people to cross into neighbouring Rwanda, and thousands of others into Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The President of Rwanda Midwifery Association Ms Josephine Murekezi has called on the Ministry of Health to increase the number of midwives in the country. “We need to invest more in midwifery to reduce maternal mortality,” said Ms Murekezi during the celebration