Country Rwanda
Year 2017 - 2024
Type of Measure Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The vision of the government of Rwanda is to recognize the centrality of mainstreaming gender equality and empowerment of women in national development. The National Strategy for Transformation (NST1) is one such stategic document the reflects this vision. Specifically, the NST1 emphasizes on:
- women’s access to finance;
- creation of decent jobs;
- scaling up early childhood development programs; 
- fighting Gender Based Violence (GBV), human trafficking; and
- strengthening institutions promoting gender equality and empowerment of women and girls.

Source of Information

Rwanda's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.15 and p.21

For more information: National Strategy for Transformation 2017-2024