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July 22nd, 2008
Ladies First

Woman with basket of yams.

Rwandan woman carries yams.
Credit: Eugene Cornelius

CIA World Factbook: Rwanda

Statistical data and general information on Rwanda.

Leave None to Tell the Story: Genocide in 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”

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

Rwanda’s Women: The Key to Reconstruction

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

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

Women Waging Peace

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

Inter-Parliamentary Union

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

Global Database of Quotas for Women

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

Partnership on Sustainable Strategies for Girls’ Education

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.

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