April 7 marks the U.N. International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. It was established to remember members of the Tutsi community, an African ethnic group, who were killed or injured in the atrocities. In 1994, as many as one million people – overwhelmingly Tutsi, but also Hutu and others who opposed the genocide – were systematically killed in 100 days of the atrocities, and thousands more were injured. Among those, it is estimated that between 250,000 and 500,000 women were subjected to systematic rape and sexual violence. These statistics send a strong message. The speed of the killings confirms that the atrocities were planned. The implication is that the destruction of the Tutsi people, an ethnic minority group, was the intention. 2024 also marks the 30th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.

Read more from our co-founder, Dr Ewelina Ochab, here:


https://www.forbes.com/sites/ewelinaochab/2024/04/01/genocide-against-the-tutsi-in-rwanda30-years-later/: Genocide Against The Tutsi In Rwanda -30 Years Later

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