No Such Thing as a Perfect Peace: Takeaway Lessons on Women in Governance in Post-Conflict Rwanda

A volcano in Rwanda is masked by clouds. Photo by Johnny Peacock.

In 1994, the world would have never thought that Rwanda — a country that had erupted overnight into genocide — would later be known as a post-conflict exemplar of gender equality. Yet, this reputation is easily justified. After the genocide, women’s groups in Rwanda reached across ethnic divides, engaging women in…

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Catie Fowler

Catie Fowler

Catie Fowler is a PhD Student in Political Science at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, whose focus is feminism in International Relations.