Today Annonciata is proud of her son Paulin (c. Deutsche Welle)

Born of rape

An article about SURF’s work with children born of genocide rape, first published on Deutsche Welle (by Eva de Vries), which we publish for the first time here on our website… During the Rwandan genocide, estimates suggest that 250,000 to … Continue Reading »

Francoise (SURF) and Françoise Foundation Rwanda counsellor

Change

As many of you already know, I took the difficult decision recently to step down as Chief Executive of SURF, that I announced in Rwanda in August. I shall be making way back to France from the UK and Rwanda, … Continue Reading »

Dilemma

The dilemma of children born of rape in the 1994 Genocide. By Jean de la Croix, The New Times. 1st July 2013. About 800 women, mostly single mothers, who were raped during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi and conceived … Continue Reading »

Consequences

It is estimated that between five and twenty thousand women were raped and bore children of that rape during the genocide were born as a result of rape committed against Tutsi women during the genocide. Nineteen years hence and the … Continue Reading »