News Article | Women’s Participation in Sports

Debate on women in sport moderated by Evely Watta,

Debate on women in sport moderated by Evely Watta, Vice President, International Sports Press Association & News Producer, Olympic Channel, Kenya. While the World has taken great strides in the last 100 years to advance gender equality, it is critical to continue and expand upon this forward momentum to build a world characterised by universal…

Conflict Management and Peacebuilding | News Article

Akwos keen on building peace through sports for youth

FÉLICITÉ Rwemalika, the head of the Association of Kigali Women in Sports (AKWOS) has said that building lasting peace has to start with the youth and sports are a good tool to achieve the target.    The former Rwanda Football Association’s head of women’s football said this during an exclusive interview with Saturday Sport yesterday….

Gender Mainstreaming through Prevention of Violence against Women (PVW | News Article

BREAK THE SCIENCE, AGANS SEXUAL ABUSE

On 8th /03/2015 akwos in pattenship with the Rwanda National Olympic and sports commite sports event on the theme BREAK THE SCIENCE, AGANS SEXUAL ABUSE The sports that was played were beach volley, bycle riding and mini football. Women were sensiblized to take a major role to fight sexual violet by reporting immediately who has…

News Article | Women’s Participation in Sports

Women Make Change – Scorecard Rwanda

“[Sport] is a powerful tool for progress and for development,” said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in 2011. In post-genocide Rwanda, Felicite Rwemalika’s work is an embodiment of this idea. She has forged opportunities which have brought increased wealth and skills to women and their families – all by getting women to play football. Rwemalika used…

News Article | Women’s Participation in Sports

Akwos organized the Launch of women participation in sports of different Disciplines

Akwos organized the Launch of women participation in sports of different Disciplines according to the choice of each individual. There was cyclism football and sports for all, which inspired woman from Kigina Sector, Kirehe District, in Eastern Province of the coming activities that akwos will organize, service as training or sports and its benefits in…

News Article | Women’s and Youth Based Capacity building

More than 35 young Rwandans have been trained by AKWOS

Akwos in partnership with Kviina Till kviina are implementing a one year project to empower Rwandan Youth of the age between 13 -18 and stake holders on Peace building, conflict resolution ,Gender equality and leadership skills through Sports. The stake holders were a priority because they are on the ground and will be the key…

News Article | Sports and other Events

Rwandan girl-led charity wins international award

Rwandan girl-led charity wins international award for outstanding work Local charity Organisation of Women in Sports (AKWOS) isone of just 20 organisations from around the world to receive an inaugural With and For Girls Award. The With and For Girls Awards is a global initiative to identify and support strong local organisations working with and…