Women making up the majority of a government – something which you might see happening in a forward-thinking place like Iceland, or perhaps one of the Scandinavian countries. No – it’s happening in Rwanda. So how are women in politics spearheading change in Africa – and why aren’t we hearing more about it?

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Rwanda’s parliament is now almost two-thirds female, while Malawi, Liberia and Senegal have women at the helm. Western feminists, take note. Read more: Comment Is Free.