SPECTRA is a young feminist organization whose mission is to build a strong and well-coordinated movement of empowered young feminist leaders who contribute meaningfully to social justice, Gender justice and realization of Sexual and reproductive health and Reproductive Rights of girls and young women. SPECTRA envisions a Rwandan society in which the Rights of Girls and young women are respected and realized, in which they are free from violence and discriminations and are empowered to participate fully and effectively in the decisions that affect their lives and livelihoods. SPECTRA is a starting organization founded in 2016. The organization’s core support to cover administrative costs is still limited and currently and mainly got from members’ contributions and voluntary work.
Mjority of Rwandan parliamentarians are women
Majority of the Rwandan population is made up of Women
Only 10 percent of women from the top 30 companies in Rwanda are women
Rwanda has a higher percentage of women employed
In Rwanda it is often said that women with financial means can travel to Kampala or Nairobi to obtain an abortion while the poor and vulnerable use backdoor means to obtain it.
If you are at #ICASA2019 or are interested in this topic. Please register here and join us on 4th along with our partners [email protected]_Rwanda [email protected] and others. http://bit.ly/ReformInRwanda
A tribute walk in honor of women&girls in all their diversities living with HIV, ahead of #ICASA2019Rwanda . A full spectrum of all (&intersecting) rights to their sexual and reproductive health need to be recognised and adressed [email protected] [email protected]_rw
Kicking off the International Conference on HIV and AIDS #ICASA2019Rwanda is a tribute walk in honor of women in all diversities living with HIV at the #WomenNow Summit [email protected]
Team SPECTRA present and vocal at #ICPDNairobiSummit We can’t wait to have Rwanda’s commitment at #ICPD25 on ensuring access to emergency contraception to become a reality for all women and girls #ReclaimingICPD
The more things change,the more they remain the same. Keeping our smiles and cool as we wait to hear what world states have learnt in last 25 years and how they commit to do things differently to recognize diverse identities,realities and needs #ICPD25#ICPDyouth#ReclaimingICPD
” We won’t be able to accelerate progress for #ICPD25 if we are not ready to have the hard talk and ask the hard questions” Minister of health, Republic of Tonga #ICPDNairobiSummit
Almost 25 years since Cairo but the political language stays the same, meaningful youth participation stays in theory, diverse identities&realities silenced! #ICPDNairobiSummit need to be more ambitious than before, not business as usual. Lives at risk #ReclaimingICPD [email protected]
As parliamentarians gather at #ICPDNairobiSummit to promote the health&rights of women&girls, young people urge them to uphold their right to SRHR including access to all contraceptives without restrictions [email protected]#NairobiSummitMPForum#ICPDNairobiSummit [email protected]_SRR
The review of the Beijing+25 process needs stronger African feminists voices
We fully support this law. In addition call for investing in implementation of the comprehensive sexuality education curriculum in& out of schools&add emergency contraception on list of essential medicines to make it accessible #UHC [email protected] [email protected]