Chicago Tribune (MCT)
KIGALI, Rwanda — Sweden and Norway once claimed the world's highest percentage of female lawmakers. Now that distinction belongs to an African nation: Rwanda.
U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Donna Shelton (right) speaks with a Ugandan woman waiting to see a doctor at the Muslim health clinic in Soroti, Uganda, on Aug. 15, 2006, during exercise Natural Fire 2006. The exercise consists of military-to-military training as well as medical, veterinary, and engineering civic affairs programs conducted in rural areas throughout the region. Shelton is an international health specialist assigned to Detachment 2, 311th Human Services Wing. DoD photo by Master Sgt. John E. Lasky, U.S. Air Force.