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gender gap

Economic empowerment key to achieving gender balance – Gender Department

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Mrs Juliana Abbeyquaye, Acting Eastern Regional Director, Department of Gender of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has indicated that economic...
Covid-19 Vaccine

Participants at IWD celebration calls for more education on the COVID-19 vaccination

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Participants at a forum to mark the International Women's Day (IWD) celebration in Koforidua have called for intensified education on the COVID-19 vaccination...
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...
Education Girls Boost

Girls’ education receives boost at Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam

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A 30-member Girls' Education Network has been inaugurated in the Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam District with the responsibility to champion girls' education there. The...
Girls Development

Let’s build solid foundation for young girls – Department of Gender

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Madam Charity Batuure, the Upper West Regional Director of the Department of Gender has called on stakeholders to pool their efforts and resources towards...
Hefor She Campaign Launch

HeForShe Campaign launched in Western Region to promote women’s rise

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The Department of Gender under the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MOGCSP) has launched the Western Regional edition of the HeForShe Campaign...
Mrs Thywil Eyra Kpe

Central Region celebrates International Girl Child Day

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The Central Regional office of the Department of Gender has marked this year's International Day of Girl Child with a call on stakeholders to...
Toolkit Workshop

Validation workshop on the updated child marriage toolkit opens in Kumasi

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A two-day validation and capacity building workshop on the updated child marriage toolkit for field workers has opened in Kumasi. The workshop which was put...

Adolescents are important stakeholders for societal development – DoG

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Ms Lena Alai, the Volta Regional Director, Department of Gender (DoG), has called for the inclusion of the youth in decision-making to ensure development. ...
Gender Mentorship

Adolescent girls in Ningo-Prampram benefit from mentorship programme

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One hundred selected adolescent girls from eight coastal communities in the Ningo-Prampram District Friday benefitted from a mentorship programme on sexual reproductive health...
Apprentice Respect

Apprentices urged to respect Masters

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The Department of Gender in the Upper East Region has called on apprentices to accord their trainers due respect in order to enable a...
Mrs Thywill Eyra Kpe

RCCs must prioritise gender parity to spur equitable growth— Gender Advocate

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The Department of Gender has charged all Regional Coordinating Councils (RCCs) to commit to its mandatory budgetary allocations for running gender awareness, gender...
Social Abusive Women

Men urged to report abusive women for redress – Dept of Gender

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The Department of Gender has encouraged men not to shy away from reporting their abusive wives to the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit...
Gender Activist

Cohabitation makes women ‘worse off’ – Gender Activist

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Mrs Thywill Eyra Kpe, Central Regional Director of the Department of Gender, has advised young girls to desist from co-habitating with men. Cohabitation, which is...
social gender policy

National Gender Policy to be reviewed this year – Gender Ministry

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Dr Comfort Asare, Director, Department of Gender of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has said the ministry would review the National...
child marriage

Poverty still major cause of child marriage in Ghana

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Participants at a national stakeholders’ engagement have identified poverty, gender inequality, entrenched negative traditional and customary beliefs and co-habitation as major setbacks inhibiting the...

Collective effort needed to curb sexual and gender based violence

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The Central Regional Department of Gender has called on stakeholders to collaborate efforts to systematically eliminate Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), Child marriage and...
teenage pregnancy

Teenage pregnancy undermining our human resource

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Madam Lena Alai, Volta Regional Director, Department of Gender, has noted that the prevalence of teenage pregnancy was threatening the human resource base of...
Fistula Centres

GHS Mobilise Obstetric Fistula Patients For Repairs

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Obstetric Fistula (OBF) is one of the most devastating medical disabilities afflicting women because of complications emanating from lack of surgical intervention for prolonged...
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Ghanaian Women status improve

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The Central Regional Director of the Department of Gender, Ms Paulina Tangoba Abayage, has said though Ghanaian women faced a number of challenges, the...

Violence against women on the rise in the Volta Region

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Ms Lena Alai, the Volta Regional Director, Department of Gender, has decried the continuous abuse of the rights of women and children in the...
Wpid Black Woman Domestic Violence

Violence against women on the rise in the Upper-West

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The Department of Gender in the Upper-West Region, says stakeholders are aware of the existence of gender-based violence in the communities, but give little...

Breast-i,device to detect breast cancer

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A simple, portable, said to be safe and less costly, easy-to-use device that could make breast cancer detection possible is to be introduced to...
CEDAW

Ebola gradually threatening basic human rights

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(By Francis Ameyibor, GNA Special Correspondent; Geneva, Switzerland) Mr Sammie Eddico, Ghana?s Ambassador to Switzerland has urged the global community to redouble its efforts at...

Govt Urged To Enhance Rights Of Women

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Mrs Bernice Sam, a Gender Consultant on Tuesday called on Government to put in place appropriate measures that would ensure that laws governing violence...

Women Should Be Involved In Peacekeeping-Minister

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Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has called on women to be involved in peacekeeping, governance and civil society activities. She...