Rwandan women helping lead their country's transformationListen /
During the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, more than one million people died and a quarter of a million women were raped.
Rwandans have been working tirelessly to rebuild from this tumultuous past and today their country is one of the fastest growing economies on the African continent.
Furthermore, women have now come to the forefront of national politics, making Rwanda the world's leader in the number of women parliamentarians.
The advancement of women in Rwandan society is told in a documentary-style video launched by the UN Development Programme (UNDP). It was produced by award-winning filmmaker Zak Mulligan who lent his services pro-bono.
Satinder Bindra, UNDP spokesperson and Director of Communications, is the narrator.