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The Legacy Of An “Unlived Traumatic Past” : The Impact Of The 1994 Genocide Memories On Young Rwandans And National Peacebuilding

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In this paired paper and policy brief, Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding scholar Marie Grace Kagoyire Gasinzigwa examines the impact of the Rwandan genocide on the nation's youth and provides policy recommendations for the Rwandan government, United States government, international funding organizations and civil society to address this trauma. 

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Marie Grace Kagoyire Gasinzigwa

Former Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding Scholar;
Ph.D. candidate in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, under the Chair for Historical Trauma and Transformation, Stellenbosch University
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