Norah Bagirinka


  • Geographic Location: Africa


The unprecedented opportunity to build democracy in Rwanda lies in the hands of its women and girls. The 1994 genocide has taken the lives of hundreds of thousand of men, making 70 percent of Rwanda's population female.

Tuesday, August 19, 2008 6:44 PM

Featured Community Voice: Norah Bagirinka

Norah Bagirinka is a Rwanda genocide survivor. She worked as a translator on the Emmy Award-winning and Oscar Award-nominated documentary short God Sleeps in Rwanda. She is the founder of Rwandan Women in Action.

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