Launch of the ECD sermon guide based on biblical and Quran scriptures

Globally, children do not meet their developmental potential yet grace is to a strong beginning that brings about children’s healthy life, provision of entire access to early learning, good nutrition, sanitation, and protection. The Rwanda Interfaith Council on Health, in close collaboration with UNICEF and NECDP (the National Early Childhood Development Program), officially launched an …

MenstrualHygieneDay2020 : Periods don’t stop for pendemics

May 28 is universally recognized as the  Menstrual Hygiene Day (MH Day), which aims to break persisting taboos around menstruation, raise awareness about the importance of menstrual hygiene management (MHM) for women and adolescent girls, and engage decision-makers in raising the political priority of MHM. In the Rwandan community , like in many other communities , …

RICH ‘s statement on COVID-19 pandemic

A pandemic is defined as an outbreak of a disease that occurs over a wide geographic area and affects an exceptionally high proportion of the population (merriam-webster dictionary) Since 2019 , the pandemic named COVID-19 has been spreading all over the world starting from the city of Wuhan in China. the World health Organisation declared it as …

High level meeting on the role of religious leaders in ending GBV

Gender-based violence is deeply rooted in gender discrimination and inequality, social norms, negative beliefs, and gender stereotypes. Given the devastating impact of gender-based violence on women and girls, efforts have focused mainly on the response and services for GBV victims. However, the best way to end gender-based violence against women and girls is to prevent …

PUTTING FAMILIES AT THE FOREFRONT OF THE BATTLE AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

Thousands of people, comprising religious leaders, government officials, international and local NGO representatives, students attended an awareness campaign organized by the Rwanda Interfaith Council on Health (RICH) in partnership with Oxfam Rwanda at Kibingo playground, Ruhango sector in Ruhango district. This awareness campaign has begun with a walk against Gender-based Violence starting from Ruhango city …