Ministry engages universities in gender equity dialogues

The Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion is engaging in gender equality dialogues in higher learning institutions to discuss women's empowerment, gender-based violence prevention and response, and gender equality promotion, writes Gina Ingabire for The New Times.

Rwanda has developed a national Men Engage in Gender Transformative Strategy, which aims to engage men and boys in achieving gender equality.

During a lecture at Mount Kenya University, Silas Ngayaboshya, the director-general of gender equality and women's empowerment, emphasised that gender is not just a women’s issue, but men and boys should also play a role in achieving gender equality. He said: “Men and boys should act as aligned policy partners if we want gender equality promotion to be sustainable.”
Full report on The New Times site