Masculinity and Gender Based-Violence in Rwanda

Experiences and Perceptions of Men and Women

The Masculinity and Gender Based-Violence in Rwanda research was created by RWAMREC in collaboration with the Rwanda MenEngaged Network on the first national household survey ever done in Rwanda on perceptions about masculinity and GBV. The study, conducted from Janurary 2010 to June 2010, examined the roots of GBV in relation to perceptions about masculinity within the Rwandan society. this quantitative and qualitative research explored the experiences and opinions of men and women with relativity to how men are supposed to act and behave according to the socio-cultural vorms and values in Rwanda.  

  • PublicationDate: 01 Sep 2010
  • Author(s): Rwanda MenEngage Network
  • Related Programs: Vulnerable Women Program
  • Related Partners: RWAMREC & Rwanda MenEngaged Network
  • Media Type: Document