Hon. Deputy Speciose Mukandutiye has told men to participate in parents evening since they turned out to be the source of development ideas.
This was said during the event to celebrate 38th anniversary of women and girls day that took place in Kansi sector in Gisagara district.
Hon. Mukandutiye asserts; “Gentlemen, the parents evening is not meant for women only, see how developed they are! Join them and see how these evening talks bring change in your lives.”
In the parents evening, women and men are educated on good character, how to prevent malnutrition, fighting gender based violence and other development actions.
Some women received mattresses on International Women’s Day
Liberata Ukwitegetse, from Kansi sector confirms that she could not have taken a step in life if it wasn’t for women emancipation programs.
She explains that she learnt hygiene, setting up income generating project from scratch all which have enabled her acquire livestock.
Women urged to be known for proper hygiene
Hon. Deputy Speciose Mukandutiye and other officials that gave the speech during the event urged women to make hygiene a priority in their homes and preparing balanced diet to prevent malnutrition problems.
To emphasise the cleanliness issue, partners such as Care International gave mattresses for women as a way of eradicating bed nyakatsi ‘sleeping on grass beds’.
During the event, one of the exemplary women in Kansi sector was given a cow and children were given milk as a way of sensitizing Rwandans on feeding balanced diet to children.
Mrs. Clemence Gasengayire, representative of National Women’s Council in Gisagara district said that the district has embarked on fighting to promote peace.