Awarded for promoting gender accountability

May 10, 2024 by

The third cohort of eleven private companies and one public institution was, on 10th May 2024, awarded with gold, silver and bronze gender equality seal for their outstanding achievements in promoting gender equality and accountability in their business and at their workplace.

Seal Certification

The awarded companies participate in a joint programme "Gender Equality Seal Certification programme" implemented by the Gender Monitoring Office (GMO) and the Private Sector Federation in partnership with the UNDP, UN Women and USAID.

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The winning team

The Gold awardee companies and institutions are The New Times, Vivo Energy Rwanda, Kitabi Tea Company, Rwanda Inter-link Transport Company Ltd (RITCO), Rwanda Development Board (RDB), Akagera Coffee Project and Masaka Farm.

About the award

Gender Equality Seal (GES) is a program being implemented by GMO in collaboration with PSF with support from UNDP and UN Women. It works towards eliminating gender inequalities in the workplace and businesses, while at the same time improving the lives of all employees and their families. So far GES has been implemented in big companies in Rwanda (Eg: BK, MTN,) and it has proven to increase opportunities to offer equal opportunities.

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