Located in Central Africa, Rwanda records the highest population in Africa. The country has a population of 9,907,509 of which the Rwandan children
occupies a little portion. After the genocide in the year 1994, the population of Rwanda reduced to a large extent. The children in Rwanda
suffer from malnutrition due to shortage of food supply. Various organizations like USAID and many other voluntary organizations across the world are working for the development of Rwanda. The population growth in Rwanda has suffered immensely due to the genocide in the year 1994.
The survey done in 2007 revealed that the birth rate is 40.16 % per 1000 people. During the genocide, 800,000 were murdered, among whom 300,000 were Rwandan children
. The children in Rwanda
still now bear the effects of this brutal killing. Additionally, 95,000 Rwandan children
were orphaned in the massive killing. The Rwanda children are the witnesses of this horror. A large number of children were brutally killed and many lost their parents. The UNICEF is trying hard to retrieve back the normal lives of the Rwandan children.
During the genocide, a large number of children were enforced to join the military and commit violence. Those children of Rwanda
were emotionally traumatized and few were imprisoned after the incident. The children in Rwanda
are being deprived of basic education but nowadays much organization has come forward to lend their support to these innocent victims of the genocide. Primary schools have been established in various districts of Rwanda.
Here are some important facts regarding the birth rates of the children in Rwanda.
Infant mortality rate:
Life expectancy at birth:
- Total: 85.27 deaths/1,000 live births
- Female: 79.99 deaths/1,000 live births
- Male: 90.41 deaths/1,000 live births
- Total population: 48.99 years
- Female: 50.16 years
- Male: 47.87 years