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coalition of ngos for women-and children (conwac)

Let’s protect healthy development of children

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Madam Florence Ayisi Quartey, Director of Department of Children, Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has called on parents and stakeholders to protect...
Adwoa Safo

We will work to eliminate statutory rape charges – Minister

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Ms. Sarah Adwoa Safo, Minister for Gender, Children and Social protection (MoGCSP), has expressed commitment to providing protection and seeking justice for vulnerable groups...
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UNFPA opens Orange Support Centre, launches SGBV Boame App

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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has opened a Support Centre in Accra and launched a technology application to provide services to Sexual and...
Gender violence

COVID-19 increases risks of violence against women

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The COVID-19 has increased the risks of sexual and gender-based violence against women in the Northern Region, Madam Bushira Alhassan, Northern Regional Director, Department...
Gender violence

Gender Ministry to launch Domestic Violence Call Centre

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The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, as part of the celebration of the 2021 International Women’s Day will on March 11, 2021...
Adwoa Safo

“I will engage further on whether or not men should be granted paternity leave”-...

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Ms Sarah Adwoa Safo, the Minister-designate for Gender, Children and Social Protection, says if given the nod, she will engage further consultations on...
Adwoa Safo

Adjoa Safo discharged early for sake of baby

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Ms Sarah Adwoa Safo, Minister Designate for Gender, Children and Social Protection, was on Wednesday spared a marathon grilling by the Appointments Committee of...
Susan Clinic

We will investigate welfare officer involved in “baby harvesting/trafficking”- MoGCSP

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The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection says it will initiate investigations into the alleged involvement of a social welfare officer in the...
Nhis

MoGCSP champions registration of vulnerable onto NHIS

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The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) has launched the National Insurance Scheme Registration of beneficiaries of the Ghana Luxemborug Social Trust...
Stakeholders Meeting

Stakeholders meet to amend child-related legislations

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The Department of Children of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection is working with stakeholders on the Amendment of Child Related Legislations...
Toolkit Workshop

Field workers on child marriage advocacy want user-friendly toolkit

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Participants attending a two-day workshop on the validation of the updated child marriage advocacy toolkit, have called for a user-friendly toolkit for smooth facilitation. ...
trafficking

Ghana rescues 611 human trafficking victims – minister

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Ghana has rescued 611 victims of human trafficking since 2019, the Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection Cynthia Maamle Morrison disclosed here on...
Child Abuse

Gender Ministry, partners working to eliminate injustices against children

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The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) and its partners are working to eliminate all forms of injustices including teenage pregnancy,...
children

Children’s Day Celebration: Ministry to galvanise action against abuses

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The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) is working with its partners to use this the celebration of this year’s National Children’s...
Meal

“Hot meal” for students shore up attendance in Cape Coast schools

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Barley 48 hours of the commencement of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's directive for one hot meal to be provided for all Junior High...
Mrs Cynthia Mamle Morrison The Minister Of Gender Children And Social Protection

Gender Ministry holds emergency meeting to end violence against women

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The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has held an emergency stakeholders meeting to find lasting solutions to gender-based violence. It is also geared...
LEAP

Gender Ministry to pay LEAP beneficiaries through Mobile money

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The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGCSP) is considering paying the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) beneficiaries through mobile money to ease...
lynched woman

Killing of 90-year-old should end attacks on women – Gender Minister

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The killing of a 90-year-old woman at Kafaba in the East Gonja Municipality should be the end to barbaric and horrific attacks on women...
Urban migration

Say no to irregular migration – youth told

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The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) in collaboration with the European Union-Expertise France, has launched a media ‘UN Day Against Human...
SEND Ghana

Release all allocations to MoGCSP, SEND Ghana urges government

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SEND Ghana, a not-for-profit development-oriented organisation has called on the government to release all 2020 allocations for the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social...
Fraud Audit

Syndicated fraud makes internal auditing more relevant – IAA Director

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Mr Nathan Yankey, Acting Director of Operations, Internal Audit Agency (IAA) says the increasing number of syndicated fraud and cybercrime cases underscores the importance...
Trafficking Training

Human trafficking prevalent despite border closure

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The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) has observed that human trafficking and irregular migration activities remained widespread in the country despite...
Mrs Freda Prempeh

Minister appeals for extension of registration exercise for students

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Mrs Freda Prempeh, the Deputy Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has appealed to the Electoral Commission to extend the registration exercise...
No Pad Tax Campaign

Government tasked to invest in Local production of Sanitary Pads

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Team-Lead of the “No Pad Tax” campaign, Lilipearl Baaba Otoo, has commented that in order to eradicate period poverty, it is prudent for government...
Child Abuse

Child abuse together with COVID-19 is preventable, says Dr Afisah Zakariah

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Dr Afisah Zakariah, the Chief Director of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP), on Tuesday, said child abuse together with...
Fathers Day

Gender Ministry commends fathers on Father’s Day

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The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has praised fathers for their contribution towards the development of children in the country. It urged them...
Disability Suppport

COVID-19: Limitless NGO supports Persons with Disability

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Limitless, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) with a focus on creating awareness about Persons with Disability (PWDs), has donated 200 bags of rice and 200...
Dr Rita Owusu Amankwa

Food distributors urged to collaborate with Ministry of Gender

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The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, on Friday entreated individuals and corporate groups helping with the sharing food to collaborate with the...
Lockdown Feeding

COVID-19: Gov’t expands feeding of needy citizens outreach in lockdown areas

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The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, in partnership with the Ministry of Finance, has expanded its outreach to feed more needy and...
Health Mp Covid

Agona West MP donates 3,000 hand sanitizers to Police and others

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Mrs Cynthia Morrison, Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection has donated 3,000 alcohol based hand sanitizers and other sanitary items to the...