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Réseau des Femmes

Réseau des Femmes Oeuvrant pour le Développement Rural is the first long-lasting women-led non-governmental organization with a national scope in Rwanda. It was founded in 1986 with the objective of promoting the status of rural Rwandan women. We have members in all Districts of Rwanda. Our vision is to build a society where women and men have equal rights and efficiently contribute to the sustainable development. Our mission is to empower rural women so that they fully participate in the transformation of their lives and become actors and vectors of a positive change for the sustainable development. Our values are Empowerment, equality, solidarity, accountability, ownership, Innovation & Creativity, Partnership

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Gender equality and the fight against gender-based violence

Reseau des Femmes empowers women to lead in all sectors of society, overcoming gender limitations. We create opportunities for women to succeed, achieve their goals, and transform their lives.

Economic empowerment

Empowering rural women through economic and social independence reduces poverty levels and promotes sustainable development. Women's empowerment programs and rural development projects equip them with resources and tools for success.

Alleviation of the burden of unpaid domestic work for women

Women's education has been an essential topic of discussion in recent times. Despite numerous efforts made to promote equal education opportunities for both genders, women have historically faced many challenges. Women represent almost 50 percent of the total population, yet the educational gap between genders remains immense.

Women and peacebuilding in border areas

Reseau Des Femmes, a fantastic organization, makes it their mission to greatly improve the overall reproductive health outcomes of women. This is accomplished by not only providing education, but also by making various resources and programs available to women who are seeking help.

Education on sexual and reproductive health and rights and HIV/AIDS

In the Reaseau des Femmes organization, we are dedicated to making a positive impact by intervening in the fight against HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Our team is comprised of passionate individuals who strive to make a difference in the lives of those affected by these illnesses

Education of girls and women and their participation in decision-making

Our aim is to empower women and promote their active participation in decision-making processes at all levels. We also focus on providing women with access to education, resources and opportunities that enhance their personal and professional growth. By ensuring that women are equipped with the necessary tools and skills, we believe that we can build a better future where women are respected and valued as equals in our society

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