In 1994, the world faced one of the bloodiest genocides of the 20th century. After long-lasting ethnic segregation policies under the colonial heritage, two antagonistic societies, the Hutus and Tutsis, came into conflict with each other, and almost one million people were killed in three months in Rwanda. After the civil war ended, international organizations helped Rwanda settle on a new constitution based on power sharing, including gender equality in decision-making organs. It has become a tradition in the country to form a gender-balanced Cabinet with 50 percent women.
The age of female leadership in politics?