One UN Rwanda family comes together to honor fallen staff and survivors of the 1994 Genocide committed against the Tutsi.
UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Kristin Davis has been working with the organization since 2014 to advocate for the plight of the world’s refugees. In this exclusive essay, the actress looks back on her emotional meeting with a refugee in Rwanda, Catherine, and how she reconnected with Catherine and her child after they were relocated to the U.S.
WFP recognises that in order to achieve Zero Hunger we must make nutrition a priority - starting with the first 1,000 days of a child’s life. To prevent stunting and to promote healthy development we must ensure children and nursing mothers eat a balanced diet with the nutrients required to help children grow to their full potential.
On Wednesday March 8th, 2017 Rwanda joined the global community in the celebration of the International Women’s Day (IWD). This year’s celebration of IWD in the country was done at Shyira Sector in Nyabihu District. It was graced by the personal presence of H.E.
“Because of their gender, refugee women are often victims of violence and discrimination. This new facility constructed by UNHCR contribute to refugees supporting each other to resolve their problems, strengthen their resilience and become self-reliant, as well as preventing SGBV in households.”
During the Gender Assessment in refugee camps, the topics covered ranged from camp management and environment to child protection and sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), education, health, cash assistance, food, self-reliance, shelter, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). Click through and read on to find out more.
Read about the handing-over ceremony of 11 houses that have been constructed to accommodate Rwandans previously living in high risk zones in Kabaya Sector, Ngororero District under the “Strengthening human security by enhancing resilience to natural disasters and climate-related threats in Ngororero District”.