Remembering the Rwandan Genocide

Rwandan women and children light a memorial candle
Photo attribution: Eugenie Mukeshimana lights a memorial candle on the 2008 anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda. Photo by UN Photo/Mark Garten

Years after the Rwandan genocide of 1994, women such as Eugenie Mukeshimana continue to participate in memorial ceremonies, just as they participated in the critical peace processes that moved their country forward from violence.