Visit Your Local PBS Station PBS Home PBS Home Programs A-Z TV Schedules Watch Video Donate Shop PBS Search PBS
July 22nd, 2008
Ladies First
Resources

Woman with basket of yams.

Rwandan woman carries yams.
Credit: Eugene Cornelius

CIA World Factbook: Rwanda
http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/rw.html

Statistical data and general information on Rwanda.

Leave None to Tell the Story: Genocide in Rwanda
http://www.hrw.org/reports/1999/rwanda/

A detailed account of the genocide, its history, and its fallout from Human Rights Watch.

“Ten years after genocide, Rwandan children suffer lasting impact”
http://www.unicefusa.org/

Article from UNICEF on the people of Rwanda, ten years after the genocide.

Rwanda’s Women: The Key to Reconstruction
http://www.jha.ac/greatlakes/b001.htm

Extensive article on the role of women in post-genocide Rwanda published by the JOURNAL OF HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE, Bradford University, U.K.

Out of Madness, A Matriarchy
http://www.pewfellowships.org/stories/rwanda/rwanda_matriarchy.htm

A look at the role of women in post-genocide Rwanda. Originally published in MOTHER JONES magazine.

Women Waging Peace
http://www.womenwagingpeace.net

A network of women working for the full participation of women in formal and informal peace processes around the world.

Inter-Parliamentary Union
http://www.ipu.org/english/home.htm

Database of parliamentary statistics including world figures on women in politics.

Global Database of Quotas for Women
http://www.quotaproject.org/aboutQuotas.cfm

Data on the use of electoral quotas for women in elected office.

Partnership on Sustainable Strategies for Girls’ Education
http://www.girlseducation.org/

Search for education profiles and gender disparity figures in education for countries throughout the world, get training materials on addressing girls’ education, and check out the photo library at this site.

Produced by THIRTEEN    ©2014 WNET.ORG Properties LLC. All rights reserved.