Pro-Femmes Twese Hamwe

2003 Women's Rights Prize

Laureate Profile

Pro-Femmes Twese Hamwe (“For Women, All Together”) was founded in 1992 to respond to ethnic violence in Rwanda. From its 13 original member groups, it has grown to nearly 40 women’s organizations across Rwanda. He organization seeks to bring peace and stability to Rwanda and to end discrimination against women. It embodies the collective spirit of the women’s movement.