Centering marginalized voices for intersectional programming: UNABU’s advocacy at the intersection of gender and disability

Though Rwanda has made great progress toward gender equality, women and girls with disabilities still face considerable stigma and exclusion, disproportionately higher rates of gender-based violence (GBV), and barriers to accessing inclusive support services and justice. Umuryango Nyarwanda w’Abagore Bafite Ubumuga (UNABU) is working to change these outcomes.

COVID-19: Albinism Umbrella (AU) and Organization for the Integration and Promotion of People with Albinism (OIPPA)

“People have a fear, of course, because today in Rwanda people are in lockdown,” adds Nicodeme Hakizimana, Executive Director of OIPPA. “Everyone is staying at home. If it happened, no one can know what has happened. Another harmful myth – the coronavirus is an attempt to kill white people. According to rumors circulating in Rwanda, … Read more…