The Adolescent Girls Initiative: Rwanda

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Rwanda In the World Economic Forum’s 2020 Global Gender Gap report, Rwanda ranks as the ninth most gender equal country worldwide, placing it as the only African country to be in the top ten. Rwanda is also the country with the largest female-majority in parliament with over 60% female representation. According to the 2014 Demographic and Health Survey, Rwanda’s GDP has been steadily growing at 8% since 2001 and GDP per capita has tripled between 2001 and 2014. Despite this, 39% % of the population is currently living below the…read more