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Rwanda: Suicide Rates On the Rise - Can the Trend Be Reversed?

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Scolastique Hatangimana's decision to take her own life by jumping off the fourth floor of M Peace plaza in Kigali's business district shocked many, sparking a social media frenzy in which many condemned the act.

Sadly, Hatangimana died succumbing to the injuries she sustained.

Her case could be a worrying reminder that there are more people in the country considering similar actions due to various problems.

A fortnight ago, in Rubavu District it was reported that the police were alerted by residents to come to the rescue of a man who had threatened to take his own life after a fallout with his wife.

With the latest World Health Organisation (WTO) figures showing that one person dies every

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