Enjoy a 10% discount when you use the code EQLYSEP23 at checkout from the 20th to the 30th of September 2023

Rwanda Since the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, women have anchored Rwanda’s workforce. Gender indices show consistent improvements for women across education, wage equality, political participation and representation. Further investments in market and community interventions would support women’s empowerment at the grassroots and more women advancing into higher-paying roles.

Key findings











iconsE.comWEESSA-v0.2_policy (1).svgPolicy

Work with government to improve implementation of policies/laws on labour rights and decent work. Advocate for ratification of the ILO Violence and Harassment Convention (No. 190).



Work with market actors and government to improve the reach of interventions to women farmers and tailor support to their needs (finance, inputs, capital assets, market access etc).

iconsE.comWEESSA-v0.2_reserach (1).svgResearch 

Support monitoring/evaluation of existing gender provisions/commitments e.g. in the National Strategy for Transformation (NST1), and community-based monitoring of gender-responsive budgeting.


Sectors Covered

The Rwanda country report covers the Agriculture (Coffee and Tea, Green {French} Beans), Fishing and Aquaculture, and Leather and Leather Products sectors, including sector-specific key findings and proposed policy and programmatic recommendations.





Rwanda Executive Summary Slides Download Now

This report is a product of Euromonitor International with staff and external contributions. Euromonitor International neither guarantees the accuracy of the data and findings included in this report, nor the precision of interpretations and conclusions drawn from it by users. The terms and language utilised in this report as well as any geographic descriptions/boundaries shown on any map or content in this report do not imply any judgment, acceptance, or endorsement of the identity of any persons/groups or the legal status of any territories on the part of Euromonitor International. 

This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the Mastercard Foundation, UN Women, International Development Research Centre, UN Economic Commission for Africa (UN ECA), Euromonitor International, U.S. Overseas Cooperative Development Council (OCDC), the United States Agency for International Development, or the United States Government.