The 3rd International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Sub-Saharan Africa Executive Conference, under the theme “Contemporary Policing for a Safer World” took place from the 3rd to the 4th of March 2014 at the Serena conference center in Kigali. This is the third conference following two others that took place in South Africa in 2000 and 2006 respectively.
Women are cultivating mushrooms and tomatoes, learning about business and agriculture and pooling their funds along with combating social stigma and confronting gender-based violence.
The use of firewood as a means to cook meals in humanitarian setting is a common phenomenon. In Rwanda refugee camps, firewood is used for cooking meals and lighting. However, due to a government ban on deforestation; refugees are prohibited from collecting firewood outside the camp.
Members of the Rwanda Parliamentarian Network on Population and Development (RPRPD) have resolved to promote sexuality education in families, communities and schools with a view to find equilibrium between population growth and development dynamics.
Kigali 04-06 February 2014 - International Organization for Migration (IOM), in close coordination with the Ministry of Public Services and Labour (MIFOTRA) and other government and private institutions, has conducted a labour migration training workshop in Kigali.
Some 1,442 Rwandan returnees are now receiving business coaching and mentorship skills in a programme that seeks to impart professional competence both in gainful employment and self-employment ventures, courtesy of the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
Kigali - Since the inception of the emergency project on 5 September 2013, IOM has provided transportation assistance to over 15,000 irregular migrants expelled from Tanzania, nearly half of which were children, and has successfully completed the humanitarian phase of the project.
Pelagie Namahoro (30), with her one year old baby wrapped on her back, receives IOM’s tailoring training in Musanze, a northern city of Rwanda. She was only 13 when she fled to the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo due to insurgencies in her village.
While many still think that family planning can only be practiced by women, vasectomy is gaining popularity in Rwanda. Since 2011 UNFPA has been supporting the Ministry of Health to implement vasectomy as a regular service.