Oct 27 2008

Last month Rwanda's parliament became the first in the world where women have a majority, with 56 percent of the seats held by women. As the country rebuilt after the 1994 genocide in which 800,000 people were killed and many women were systematically raped, President Paul Kagame enforced policies to help women

Aug 22 2008
Ivory Towers

In the past year, poachers in Congo have killed a fifth of the Savannah elephants in Virguna National Park. In the

Jul 28 2008

We want to dislike Cindy McCain, we really do. She was probably one of those perpetuperky cheerleader types as a kid, and, as an adult, she's the wife of the guy we don't want to see elected because of, among other things, his stance on women's rights. But then she's all playing with the cute kids from Operation Smile

Jul 18 2008
Foreign Affairs

The Miss Nyampinga beauty contest, in which students from Rwandan universities and colleges compete, presents a