With IWitness in Rwanda entering its third year, organizing partners and educators came together in Kigali last week for a reflective workshop that revealed the incredible impact IWitness has already had on students and teachers.
iwitness, Rwandan Genocide, kigali genocide memorial / Friday, March 6, 2015
USC’s Human Rights and Genocide Awareness Week concluded last night with a moving discussion of women’s experiences during and after genocide, featuring survivors of the Guatemalan, Armenian and Rwandan Genocides.
genocide awareness month, defy, Guatemala, Rwandan Genocide, Armenian Genocide / Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Edith Umugiraneza was born and raised in Rwanda and survived the 1994 Rwandan Tutsi Genocide but lost most of her family including her mother. Edith wrote this poem not only as an ode to her mother but as a promise to continue her mother's work of helping others.
Mother's Day, memory, Rwandan Genocide, op-eds / Thursday, May 7, 2015
Starting today and continuing each Friday throughout the month of April, IWitness will publish a new activity geared for Rwandan students.
IWitness activity, iwitness, rwanda, Rwandan Genocide / Friday, April 1, 2016
The Visual History Archive added 1,302 new testimonies, 1,361 new interviewees, six new experience groups, one new historic event and 10 new collections in a single update over the weekend.
visual history archive, preserving the legacy, Guatemalan Genocide, canada, Rwandan Genocide / Monday, August 29, 2016