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Chraj

CHRAJ records decrease in human right infections

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The Central Regional office of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) last year recorded a total of 568 reported cases as...
Kayayei

Successive governments failed to address issues of ‘Kayayee’ in Ghana – Research

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There has been a failure on the part of successive governments to address the issues affecting ‘Kayayee’ (female head porters) in Ghana with regards...
Dr Isaac Annan

Stigma and discrimination are violations of human rights – CHRAJ

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Stigma and discrimination are affronts to human rights and violate individual and/or group rights, Dr Isaac Annan, Director, Human Rights, Commission for Human Rights...
Electoral Commission (EC)

EC trains visually-impaired persons on tactile voting methods

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The Bibiani branch of the Electoral Commission (EC) has organized a day's training for members of the Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Municipal Blind Union on the use...
A voter casts her ballot in Accra, Ghana, on Dec. 7, 2016. Ghana's general elections began from 7 a.m. (0700 GMT) on Wednesday, with more than 15 million registered voters casting their ballots at 29,000 polling stations across the country. (Xinhua/Shi Song)(gl)

Ayawaso West Wuogon parliamentary candidates commit to peace

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Three parliamentary candidates in the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency have committed to peace before, during, and after the 2020 parliamentary elections. ...
court

Yale University sued over alleged discrimination against applicants

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Yale is being sued by the US Justice Department over allegations the university discriminated against prospective Asian-American and white students during the admissions process. The...
fishing industry

Fishermen Association calls for early resolution of illegal fishing issues

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Members of the Anyako Fishermen Association at Anyako in the Keta Municipality have called for a swift resolution of illegal fishing issues in the...
Teacher

Unemployed graduate teachers lament over recruitment discrimination

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Unemployed graduate teachers who have undergone three to four years of training through the distance education system are calling on government to employ them. The...
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South Korean Government should be focused on fighting coronavirus not Shincheonji church

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It is heartbreaking to know that in the middle of this unprecedented pandemic where all hands are on deck in attempt to possibly stem...
Joseph Kobla Wemakor

Coronavirus fight: Halt discrimination and violence against women and we win

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A deadly pandemic hits at an alarming rate and brings untold pain and hardship upon the whole world. All of a sudden, life came to...
Stigmatizing

Covid-19: Is it fear or stigma?

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Fear is defined as an unpleasant emotion or feeling caused by a threat of danger, pain, or harm whiles stigma involves negative attitudes or...
Stigmatizing

COVID-19: NCCE condemns public stigmatization of recovered patients

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Mr. Eric Adu, the Acting Ahafo Regional Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has condemned stigmatization and discrimination of people who...
lynched woman

90-year old woman’s murderers must be prosecuted – NGO

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The Global Action for Women Empowerment, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Tuesday called on the Police Service to arrest the perpetrators of the murder of...
lynched woman

GLOWA calls on Police to prosecute killers of the nonagenarian woman

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Global Action for Women Empowerment (GLOWA), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has called on the Police to arrest and prosecute persons involved in the murder...
Covid-19

Plan Ghana, ISD intensify education on COVID-19

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Plan International Ghana, a child-centered Non-governmental Organisation, in collaboration with the Upper West Regional Information Service Department (ISD), has intensified public education on the...
According to the commission allegations of racism make up 80% of the 10000 human rights complaints it receives annually on average. File photo

Experts hold webinar on racism, social discrimination in U.S.

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A webinar titled "Racism and Social Discrimination in the USA" was held here on Tuesday during the 44th regular session of the UN Human...
Child Rights

Christians told to be advocates of child rights

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Mr Israel Aklorbortu, Volta Regional Director, Department of Children has called on religious groups especially Christian leaders to play key roles in advocating...
Covid

Public urged to show love and care for Covid-19 patients

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Mr Labram Musah, the Ghana National Coordinator of NCD Alliance has urged the public to show love, care, and support to COVID-19 patients and...
Red Cross Donates To Some Communities In Central Region

Red Cross donates to some communities in Central Region

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The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) in partnership with the World Education Incorporated (WEI) has donated to some communities in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abbremin in the...
Covid Test

Parliament encourages Covid-19 positives to boldly declare status

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The Parliament of Ghana on Wednesday frowned on the poor treatment accorded people who have tested positive for the coronavirus, and called on society...
Actionaid

ActionAid hands over facility for use as COVID-19 isolation centre

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ActionAid Ghana has handed over its newly built centre for survivors’ of domestic violence to the Ghana Health Service for use as COVID-19 isolation...
Covid China Holds Discussions With African Ambassadors Over Fallout

Videos showing discrimination in China’s anti-epidemic measures are fake

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Certain videos recently circulated online purport to show discrimination towards foreign nationals, particularly Africans, in China in its anti-epidemic measures. However, these are just...
Ehunabobrim Prah Agyensaim

Sanitation laws must be enforced without discrimination – Prah Agyensaim

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The Paramount Chief of Assin Kushea and President of the Owirekyiman Traditional Council, Ehunabobrim Prah Agyensaim VI has stressed the need for sanitation...
Covid

HSWU commends Government for steps made to avert COVID-19

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The Health Services Workers’ Union (HSWU) of Ghana has commended the government for the bold steps taken to avert the rapid spread of the...

Men gender advocates suffer painful discrimination – Advocate

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Men who are committed to the fight for gender equality have always been looked on with suspicion, constantly questioned about their masculinity and received...
Coronavirus

UN official calls on all parties to stand united against epidemic, and to avoid...

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By Li Yan Editor's note: United Nations Resident Coordinator Nicholas Rosellini on Thursday delivered a message to encourage China to fight against the coronavirus...

Ameen Sangari Company workers demand payment of salary arrears

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Dozens of workers of Ameen Sangari Company Limited, the only manufacturing company in Cape Coast, have staged a demonstration to press home their...

Enact policies to fight inequalities – CSOs

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The Ghana Civil Society Organisations Platform on the Sustainable Development Goals on Monday urged government to enact policies to curb inequalities in all spheres...

Ghanaian youth tasked to promote violence-free election in 2020

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As part of efforts to ensure peaceful elections in December 2020 polls, the Centre of Awareness Global Peace Mission and the Alfred Nobel University...
Ghana AIDS Commission

Stop discrimination and stigmatization to reduce spread of HIV – MCE

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The Ghana AIDs Commission in collaboration with Sunyani Municipal Assembly has marked the World AIDs Day with call on the public to stop the...