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Rwanda

Demographic Data

  • Total population: 11.34 million
  • Population under 15 years: 41%
  • Life Expectancy at Birth: 64 years
  • Human Development Index: 163 out of 188
  • World Bank Status: Low income
  • HIV/AIDS Prevalence: 2.8 %
  • Mean Household Composition: 4.3 persons
  • Female-Headed Households: 31%
  • Early Marriage (% of children married by 18 years): 14%

Sources: World Bank, UNICEF, UNDP HDR 2015, DHS 2014/2015

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List of Organisations

Boston College School of Social Work Research Program on Children and Adversity,

The Research Program on Children and Adversity at Boston College is seeking Research Associates for the Early Child Development & Violence Prevention Home-Visiting Implementaton Science project inn Rwanda.

UNICEF,

UNICEF is seeking a senior and well experienced consultant to facilitate the child protection case management situation analysis, including contextually relevant practical recommendations on the development of a national child protection case management framework and system.

UNICEF,

UNICEF is seeking an experienced national consultant to work with and support an international consultant in the facilitation of child protection case management situation analysis, including contextually relevant practical recommendations on the development of a national child protection case management framework and system.

UNICEF Rwanda,

The main objective of this consultancy is to provide necessary national capacity and hands-on technical support to government social workforce working on the reintegration of children with disabilities from two institutions to family-based care through on-job coaching and mentorship.

UNICEF Rwanda,

The main objective of this consultancy is to provide necessary national capacity and hands-on technical support to government social workforce working on the reintegration of children with disabilities from two institutions to family-based care.

Better Care Network,

This Country Care Review includes the care-related concluding observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child and the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, as well as other care-related concluding observations, ratification dates, and links to the Universal Periodic Review and Hague Intercountry Adoption Country Profile.

CNBC Africa,

In this brief segment, CNBC Africa’s Arnold Kwizera speaks with the CEO of Hope and Homes for Children, Mark Waddington, about the harmful impacts of orphanages on children, families, and communities, and the need to move to family-based care.

The Society for AIDS In Africa (SAA), the custodian of ICASA, and the Government of Rwanda,

The 20th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa is taking place in Kigali, Rwanda at Kigali Convention Centre. 

BBC News,

This video from BBC News tells the stories of mixed-race children in Africa who were separated from their mothers, taken from their countries of origin, and brought to live with "host families" in Belgium during the Belgian colonial period.

Clifford O. Odimegwu - Family Demography and Post-2015 Development Agenda in Africa,

This paper examines all policy and laws related to families in the South, West, East and Central regions of sub-Saharan Africa.