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Breaking Silences is a podcast that brings you conversation around things happening in African Society particularly in Rwanda. We talk about society and culture in the filed of Mental Health, Religion and Spirituality, Sexuality and personality,women empowerment and feminism, Financial literacy and freedom and many other must have topics to break silence in Rwandan community and start conversations on things that matters. With every episode, we share articles and books to read for your people's growth and awareness.

Breaking Silences is a podcast that brings you conversation around things happening in African Society particularly in Rwanda. We talk about society and culture in the filed of Mental Health, Religion and Spirituality, Sexuality and personality,women empowerment and feminism, Financial literacy and freedom and many other must have topics to break silence in Rwandan community and start conversations on things that matters. With every episode, we share articles and books to read for your people's growth and awareness.
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Rwanda

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Breaking Silences is a podcast that brings you conversation around things happening in African Society particularly in Rwanda. We talk about society and culture in the filed of Mental Health, Religion and Spirituality, Sexuality and personality,women empowerment and feminism, Financial literacy and freedom and many other must have topics to break silence in Rwandan community and start conversations on things that matters. With every episode, we share articles and books to read for your people's growth and awareness.

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English

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+250784294377


Episodes

Rwandan Feminism, A Call To Action

7/31/2019
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In this episode, we question ourselves as young feminists in Rwanda what we can do better. How can we start practicing the gospels we proudly preach about. It's a call to actions.

Duration:00:44:41

Colonisation & Africa's Spirituality

7/24/2019
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Today we explore how colonization and its consequences have affected our outlook on life. We explore blackness and African-ness in the face of old and modern colonization, our spirituality and our cultures. Be inspired and don't forget to share your thoughts below!

Duration:00:42:06

Can we please stop?

5/30/2019
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We shared things we need to stop doing in Rwandan society.

Duration:00:40:47

Healing Our Mind

5/15/2019
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We discussed what it means to heal? how do we heal? and a deep look at how can our friends and family help in our healing process.

Duration:00:40:52

A Convo On Mental Health "Uncut"

5/8/2019
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Today, we had a conversation on mental health and mental wellness in our Rwandan society. How we have experienced and growing our knowledge around the subject. Why do we say collective trauma? and where does individualism lie in our mental wellness. How is learning more about mental health help us build strong healthy relationship. PS: "This episode is posted as recorded"

Duration:00:37:01

Performance and Perfection Pressure

5/1/2019
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Today we have another awesome guest! We are discussing the pressure (especially in Rwandan culture) to perform perfection and conformity. Do we encourage individuality? Do we encourage self-awareness? We discuss these things with the amazing Katie Carlson.

Duration:00:47:38

Kwibuka: True peace& vulnerability

4/17/2019
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60% of the Rwandan population is less than 30 years old, that means more than half of the people were either too young or not yet born when Genocide against the Tutsi started. What does that mean? What is required to do with and for this group of people? On this episode, we talked about True peace and the power of vulnerability in keeping our memories.

Duration:00:34:28

Kwibuka: Trauma, Grief and Survival.

4/10/2019
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A testimony with Nelson Gashagaza on surviving the genocide against the Tutsi 1994 at only 4 years old. Growing up with Trauma in a mourning country, and beginning the journey of healing after 21 years.

Duration:00:44:52

It's April Again | How Do We Remember?

4/3/2019
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We just started the month of April. It's a hard month for most Rwandans and people who know about our history. So, this month we will launch a series of episode breaking down how the young remember and what is the reality around post-genocide trauma.

Duration:00:43:43

The Power of Sisterhood

3/27/2019
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As we close the Women's Month, we are talking about the Sisterhood and women friendships. What hinders women friendships, how can we come together and learn together? How do we stop dragging each other down?

Duration:00:45:57

Let's talk about Rape, shall we?

3/20/2019
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Today we are talking about the very sensitive topic of Rape. What has been our individual role in protecting this culture? How can we know better to do better? We share our personal experiences and struggles.

Duration:00:47:59

Patriarchy, Empowerment And Other Scary Words

3/13/2019
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We have our first guest! We are breaking down Women Empowerment from a realistic, day-to-day perspective from a man and woman point of view. Are we doing the right thing? Are we on the right track?

Duration:00:43:13

March is for Women

3/11/2019
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This week we are introducing a series! Yes! Our first series and it will be on Women. As we celebrate the Women's History Month, we want to open up conversations around how cultures, beliefs and societal norms empower or dis-empower women.

Duration:00:28:42

The oppression of the mind

2/27/2019
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Bob Marley, the only prophet we know, said "emancipate yourself from mental slavery" and we are learning to do just that! The ancestral wisdom on the rise.

Duration:00:38:49

Love and Its beautiful mess

2/20/2019
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Your late Valentine's gift from BS, but we still made it. We had a conversation on toxic romance, dating culture in Rwanda, and all about relationships.

Duration:00:45:33

Ain't nobody tryinna be broke

2/13/2019
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Listen Loves! We are trying to get these bags in 2019! In this episode, we talk our hangups around money! Join the conversation and don't forget to comment below!

Duration:00:41:24

Growing up with shame

2/6/2019
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On this episode we discussed our views on shaming culture in our society,Rwanda. We share experiences we have encountered growing up as women, growing up with disability (differently abled) and other forms of shamed self . We also look into how we can change those things to become a more inclusive.

Duration:00:38:55

Surviving Rwandan Education

1/30/2019
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Welcome to our first Episode on Breaking Silences. We focus on Rwandan Education and sharing stories from a young age, what has been our experience. We tackle the infrastructure, study content, Skills and Knowledge, authoritarianism, Brain drain and many other aspects within the Rwandan education system. As always, we give you recommendation on books you must read....

Duration:00:39:34

Why BS?

1/22/2019
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Introducing Rwandan based podcasts on society& culture topics. We are shaking the tables and starting conversations about things that should be talked about... Stay humbly tuned for every Wednesday episode......

Duration:00:31:42