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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...

‘Communities must help address challenges of stigma and discrimination’

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The Ministry of Health has called on communities to help address the challenges of stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS to...
Michelle Obama

The dice still rolls in discrimination

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I recently read Michelle Obama’s book, “Becoming”. It was difficult not to imagine myself as a first lady because of the skilled rendition of...
HIV-and-AIDS

GAC says Increasing Stigma and Discrimination is Rapidly Spreading HIV/AIDS

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For fear of stigma, sexually active people in the Bono, Bono East and Ahafo regions are not going for the free HIV/AIDS voluntary counseling...
HIV

Project Aimed at Reducing HIV Stigma and Discrimination Launched

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The Ghana–West Africa Programme to Combat Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and Sexually Transmitted Infections (WAPCAS) has launched the Human Rights Intervention project to help...
Glo

Fired Female Staffs of Globacom Narrate Their Ordeal

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Global System of Mobile Telecommunication (GSM), a technology that was introduced into Nigeria at the turn of the 21st century, with its attendant commercial...
HIV-and-AIDS

UN supports Angola to fight discrimination against HIV-positive people

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The United Nations (UN) is committed to supporting Angola in coordinated multisectoral action to eliminate discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS. This statement was made...

Child marriage causing school drop out in U/E

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Child marriage has been cited as one of the major factors that lead to school dropouts in most communities in the Upper East Region,...
corruption

Ghana’s failing public administration system

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To suffocate means to find it difficult to breathe. Some common causes of suffocation are sleep apnea, inhalation of carbon mono-oxide, drowning, strangulation and...

First lady visits Gambaga witches camp

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“It is about time we stopped discrimination against women, especially the elderly ones and rather show them love during their old age. They...

GRA Staff Takes Management to Court Over Unfair Promotions

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About 177 staff of the Ghana Revenue Authority have sued their management over promotions. The workers who were due for promotion between 2008...

South African school bashed over hairstyle discrimination

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Protesters gathered in front of the Pretoria High School for Girls, a school source, who did not want to be identified, said. A provincial education...