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THE SKIER SCRIBBLER

The student news site of Aspen High School

THE SKIER SCRIBBLER

The student news site of Aspen High School

THE SKIER SCRIBBLER

Although many travelers are still hesitant to visit Rwanda on account of the Genocide, the nation is rebuilding and stronger than ever, something that can be uniquely attributed to their majority-female parliament. Although women make up almost half of the world’s population, they occupy less than a quarter of political seats, according
to a study by National Geographic. However, the same cannot be said about Rwanda. The Genocide itself paved the way for gender equality for women to claim their seat in power and change their nation for the better.

A World Post-Genocide: How Rwanda Rebuilt with Female Leaders

Oceane Jones, Editor-in-Chief January 30, 2023

The Rwandan Genocide occurred from April 7th, 1994 to July 15, 1995. During this 100-day period, armed Hutus killed around 800,000 of the Tutsi minority and moderate Hutus and Twa. As the nation rebuilds...

A sunset photo taken on North Mill Street in downtown Aspen on October 6th. In the distance, the colors of the trees change on Red Mountain.

Aspen’s Stunning Fall Colors

Maddie McAllister, Head Photographer November 18, 2022

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