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Incest

Incest on the rise in Central Region

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The Central Regional Secretariat of the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service (GPS) has expressed worry about the...
Defilement

Medical fees, a major challenge to victims of rape and defilement

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Some few weeks ago, I met a young woman who narrated how her 11 year old girl was defiled by a 45 year old...
Social Unfpa Dovvsu

UNFPA equips DOVVSU office at Paga

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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has presented office equipment to the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service...
jail bars

Man jailed 20 years for incest and defilement

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A 41-year old Gardener Martin Dogbe who subjected his 16-year-old daughter to consistent sexual abuse has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment in hard...
Court

Driver grabbed for sexually abusing step daughter

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A 33-year-old driver, who is alleged to have sexually abused his 14-year old step daughter, has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court charged...
assault

Bono Region DoVVSU records reduction of cases

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The Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DoVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service in the Bono Region recorded 937 cases in 2019, as against...
Court

Man in court for threatening to kill mother

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A 27-year-old aluminum fabricator apprentice Ebenezer Ofori who threatened to kill his mother with a broken bottle after the mother quizzed him for allegedly...
jail bars

Trader jailed ten years for having sex with a minor

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A Circuit Court in Accra has sentenced Yakubu Moro a 25-year-old trader to a ten year jail term for defiling a 14 year...

Don’t bath your teenage girls-Police cautions fathers

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Superintendent Sophia Eva Anim, of the Madina Office of the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DVSSU) of the Ghana Police Service, has cautioned...

DoVVSU personnel undergo training on data management

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About 40 selected personnel of the Domestic Violence and Victim’s Support Unit (DoVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service have begun a two-day data...
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UNFPA trains DOVSSU officials on online data management

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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in collaboration with the Ghana Police Service, on Monday began a three-day Data Management training for officers of...
DOVVSU

Master craftsmen and women must respect rights of apprentices – Investigator

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A Senior Investigator at the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service, Inspector Vivian Sarpong has appealed to master...
Maputo Protocol

Ghana Marked High Under Maputo protocol

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The Gender for Empowering Development (GenCED), a non-profit organisation has launched a Maputo scorecard report for Ghana on Articles four and 13 of the...
human trafficking

Ghana Must Step Up Child Trafficking Surveillance

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A senior lecturer at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) Faculty of Law, Dr Kwadwo Addo Tuffour has described the work of state institutions...
DOVVSU

DoVVSU to Begin Arresting and Prosecuting Irresponsible Parents

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The Brong-Ahafo Office of the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DoVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service has warned that parents and guardians who...
Defilement

11 Year Old Girl Defiled After Going To Watch Telenovela

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A storekeeper accused of defiling an 11 year old girl after going to watch a Telenovela in his room has appeared before an Accra...

Government initiates measures to protect kayayei

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The initiative which aims at enhancing the knowledge-base of the 'Kayayei' on sexual reproductive health and related matters that are necessary for their welfare...

Sexual, gender based violence increasing in Ghana

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Making reference to statistics from the Domestic Violence and Victims support Unit (DOVVSU), she said “It’s becoming too much. The number of people who...

DOVVSU bashes N/R Education Directorate on rape

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The Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service has criticized the Northern Regional Directorate of Education for setting up...

Labourer before court for defiling 15 year girl

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A labourer who is accused of defiling a 15 year -old girl at Spintex in Accra has been put before an Accra Circuit Court...
Asamoah Gyan

Asamoah Gyan’s sex partner confesses finally

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According to a report by the Razz News Paper which was filed by Mustapha Inusah, the plot to the Asamoah Gyan-Sarah Kwabla alleged sex...
Rape

1,296 defilement and 335 raped cases recorded by DOVVSU in 2014

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Available statistics show that a total of 1,296 girls in the country were defiled, while 335 other women were raped in 2014 alone, according...
Ekwow Micah

Musician, Ekwo Micah in police grips over Asamoah Gyan sex tape

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Popular Reggae musician and President of the Music Council of Ghana, Lester Ekwo Micah, was arrested Tuesday evening over what has become known as...

Ghana to develop domestic violence regulation

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Ghana on Thursday launched a training manual on gender-based violence, reproductive health and rights for personnel of the police service. The manual...
Wpid Black Woman Domestic Violence

77 assault cases recorded in Upper West Region in 2014

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The Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service registered 184 reported cases in the Upper West Region last year,...

Child neglect tops DOVVSU cases in Ashanti Region -Police

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Child neglect topped the list of cases reported to the Police Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) in Ashanti, highlighting the growing irresponsibility...
law

Drinking Bar Operator in police gribs over defilement

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A 30 year old Drinking Bar Operator has been put before an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly defiling a 15 year old girl at...

Father remanded for inflicting wounds on daughter

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A 49- year old security man who inflicted blade wounds on his 14 year old daughter?s fingers and smeared powdered pepper on the wounds...

Car sprayer jailed 3 years for child pornography

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One out of the three persons who compelled two minors to suck their penis and filming them has been sentenced to three years imprisonment...
Court

Incest Painter Appears Before Court

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Two years after having sex with his 12 year old daughter, a 54 year old father has been put before a Circuit Court in...