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Savana Signatures

Savana Signatures empowers adolescent girls

Savana Signatures, a non-governmental organization, has empowered 195 girls across the Volta region. The project, dubbed 'Girls Life Choices project' is in partnership with the...
Dr Archibald Yao Letsa

VRCC, UNFPA address challenges confronting adolescent girls

Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, Volta Regional Minister, has said that the Volta Regional Coordinating Council (VRCC) with support from the United Nations Population Fund...
Mr Niyi Ojuolape

Let’s advance the well-being of adolescent girls

Mr Niyi Ojuolape, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Country Representative, has called for concrete and innovative ideas to advance the well-being of adolescent girls...
Mr Sulemani Bipuah

Over 1,000 young women to benefit from project

Over 1,000 girls and young women in the Wa East District, will benefit from the Community Development Alliance’s (CDA) Sexual and Gender Based Violence...
teenage pregnancy

Poverty, cause of teenage pregnancies in Assin Central Municipality – GHS

The Assin Fosu Municipal Health Directorate has identified endemic poverty as an underlining cause of teenage pregnancies in the Area. It noted that many parents...
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Black Girls Matter: Speak Up for Our Girls Now – UNFPA

The world has witnessed some remarkable progress in how adolescent girls navigate their lives today. There is a large increase in their access to...

UNFPA supports adolescent girls in Central Region

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in collaboration with the Department of Gender, has distributed assorted items to 400 adolescent girls in the Central...

Adolescent girls get information about COVID-19, personal hygiene in Malawi

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise and public schools remain closed in Malawi, a local NGO has started distributing sanitary materials...

NFPA throws support behind government to salvage the vulnerable in society

The UNFPA Deputy Country Representative for Ghana, Dr. Agnes Ntibanyurwa, has stated that UNFPA remains committed to support government to explore innovative means to...
Stakeholders Schooled On Adolescent Reproductive Health

Stakeholders schooled on adolescent reproductive health

A two-day capacity building workshop aimed at facilitating effective and collaborative implementation of an adolescent girls’ empowerment project has opened in Kumasi. ...
family planning

Family planning patronage among Tema adolescents high.

Family planning patronage surged among adolescent girls in the Tema Metropolis as the...

Initiative to promote education of adolescent girls launched at UN

Ireland's UN mission on Tuesday organized a high-level event to launch "The Drive for Five" initiative, which aims to spur "five transformative actions" to...
dr kwasi awudzi yeboah

Stakeholders Address Anaemia in Adolescents Girls in Ashanti

The Ashanti Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has held a stakeholders’ meeting over the implementation of the Girls'-Folate Tablet Supplementation (GIFTS)...

Girls cautioned against the use of rags whilst in menses

Ms. Rosemond Owusu Ansah, Reproductive and Child Health Officer at Ahwerewa Health Centre in the Sekyere East District has warned adolescent girls, especially those...

Eastern Region increased efforts for the safety of young girls

Adolescent health clubs are being set up in senior high schools (SHS) across the region to aid young girls to take charge of their...

Parents counseled to assist girls to manage menstruation

Mrs Efua Sam Bonku, the Municipal Co-ordinator of the School Health Education Programme, said girls between ages nine and 14, who had their menstruation...

Capacity Building Held For Adolescent Girls On Reproductive Health

The more than 600 basic school pupils made the promise at a two-day capacity building engagement on Adolescent Reproductive Health, Gender-based Violence, Domestic Violence...

Zambia Gets US$30 million support to cut down HIV/AIDS infections

The funds will go towards a new initiative, Determined, Resilient, Empowered, Aids-free, Mentored and Safe (DREAMS). The initiative was established by United States President's...

UNICEF and ActionAid wage war against child marriage

Two bodies – United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and Action Aid Ghana, have jointly launched a project to help roll back the growing child...
Mr David Allan Paintsil (2nd R), Central Regional Coordinating Council?s Public Relations Officer launching the report with Mr George Yorke, the Sponsorship Manager, Plan International Ghana

State of the World’s Girls 2015 report has been launched

The report indicated that there had been important changes in the lives of adolescent girls and their access to education since the millennium, but...

World Bank partners with Zambia to end teenage pregnancies

A senior World Bank official said on Tuesday that the financial institution was ready to partner with authorities in Zambia to end teen pregnancies...

Stakeholders urged to put gender equality at heart

Plan, an International Children?s Development Organisation, has called on governments and policy makers to put gender equality at the ?heart of the post 2015...

Unsafe Abortion In Asante-Akim North Is Worrying

Health professionals in the Asante-Akim North District have expressed alarm at the surge in unsafe abortion in the area. Termination of unwanted pregnancy through the...