Rwanda is probably best known for two things: the 1994 genocide when the world stood by while upward of 800,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutu were killed, and being the first country in the word to achieve the target of 50 per cent of parliamentarians being women. The latter is indicative of the stated commitment of the government to gender equality, the empowerment of women and promoting the rights of women. However, it is not evident that the policies have as yet had a significant impact on the lives of the majority of Rwandan women.
|Number of pages||21|
|Journal||African Journal of International and Comparative Law|
|Early online date||30 Nov 2016|
|Publication status||Published - 30 Nov 2016|