SPECTRA RWANDA - YOUNG FEMINISTS ACTIVISM

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Since its establishment in 1988, the African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET) has played a leading role in building the women’s movement and amplifying the voices of African women to influence decisionsmade at national, regional and global levels, that impact on their lives.

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WECF

The Women’s Major Group is a self-organised network with between 500 and 1000 organisations from over 100 countries, which continuously provides input into the global policy processes on Sustainable Development.

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RESURJ

We are a membership-based alliance of feminist activists working across generations, constituencies, and identities seeking to realize sexual and reproductive justice for all.

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AWDF

The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is a Pan-African grant making organisation that supports the realisation and fulfillment of African women’s rights through funding of autonomous women’s organisations on the continent.

SPECTRA RWANDA - YOUNG FEMINISTS ACTIVISM

About Spectra

Young Feminists Activism
Empowering Girls and Women in Africa!

SPECTRA’s 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’s Vision is for a Rwandan community 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’s work aims to contribute to Global, regional, sub regional and Rwandan legal, policy and community environment where Gils and Young women live their lives free from violence, discrimination, deprivation and are empowered enough to be able to make informed decisions about their lives and bodies.

  • 41% of countries regularly produce data on violence against women

  • An estimated 22% of all unintended pregnancies end in induced abortions; 63% result in unplanned births and 15% end in miscarriage.

  • 13% of countries dedicate a budget to gender statistics

  • 15% of countries have legislation that mandates specialised gender based surveys

OUR TEAM

Meet the Spectra Rwanda team!

Umuhoza Chantal

Founder and Executive Director, Rwandan Feminist economist
Chantal has over 15 years experience in feminist development work at national, regional and international levels. She is passionate about social gender justice

Grace Magambo

Board Chairperson
Grace Magambo is a former journalist now turned researcher. Her current work explores the digitalization of social entrepreneurship and its role in promoting equity.

Ariane Uwase

Youth Advisor
Ariane is a young human rights advocate. She is passionate about social justice and empowerment for girls and women.

TONI KARUGAHE

Treasurer
Toni is a 24 year old believer in kindness and equality for all people. She enjoys learning about human rights and how she can be involved in advocating for them.

Olive Uwamariya

Rwandan feminst activist and Member
Rwandan feminst activist

Vanessa Kantengwa

Project Officer
Am Young feminist passionate to voice out for the voiceless and vulnerable girls to enjoy their SRHR with respect of bodily autonomy.

Gisele Uwanyirigira

Financial Admin Officer
Gisele Uwanyirigira is the finance and administration officer at SPECTRA, a young Feminist passionate about women and girls rights

Sarah Mutesi

Project Officer SPECTRA
My voice is for women and other marginalized groups for they deserve equal Respect and a chance to realize their full potential.

SPECTRA RWANDA - YOUNG FEMINISTS ACTIVISM

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