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Court grants Public Relations Officer GHc30,000 bail for defilement

A Cape Coast Circuit Court has granted Stanley Akoto, a 27-year old Public Relations Officer bail in the sum of GHc30,000.00 with two...
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Men urged to report abusive women for redress – Dept of Gender

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

Incest on the rise in Central Region

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

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

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

Farmer jailed 11 years for defiling minor

A Cape Coast Circuit Court has sentenced a 40- year old farmer to 11 years imprisonment in hard labour for defiling a 12 year...
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UNICEF Ghana, has donated personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service, as...
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Court jails farmer 10 years for defiling sister-in-law

Kwasi Anful, alias "Kaliwashanshanko", a 26-year-old farmer who defiled his wife’s 12-year-old sister at Assin Kwasi-Adukrom in the Assin North District has been jailed...

Stay at home measures not justification to commit domestic violence – DOVVSU

The Domestic Violence and Victims’ Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service (GPS) has cautioned the public against committing domestic violence as they...
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Media must help end sexual violence – DOVVSU

Madam Mercy Wilson Brown, the Volta/Oti Regional Coordinator, Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana...

DCE cautions parents against settlement of defilement and rape cases out of court

The Reverend Ransford Nyarkoh, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam(AEE) has expressed concern about the behaviour of some parents who allow settlement of defilement...
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GFDO calls on Parliament to push implementation of the Disability Act

The Ghana Federation of Disabled Organisation (GFDO) has called on Parliament to ensure that key provisions in the Persons with Disability Act 2006 (Act...

UNFPA Sub-implementation partners must timely carry out activities

Mr. Felix Chaahaah, Chief Director, Volta Regional Coordinating Council (VRCC), has charged sub-implementation partners of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to endeavour to...

Don’t run errands for male teachers – GES cautions girls

The Assin South Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has cautioned adolescent girls to refrain from running errands at homes of male...

Student remanded for alleged rape

A 21-year-old form three student of the Ghana National College who was arrested for allegedly raping a form-one student has been remanded into police...

Police arrest parents for injuring six year-old daughter

Mawuli Adzani and Doris Adzikah, husband and wife, have been arrested by the police at Akatsi in the Akatsi South District of the...

Bono Region DoVVSU records reduction of cases

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

Pantry man arrested for assaulting his pregnant concubine

A 30-year-old pantry man who attacked and assaulted his seven months old pregnant concubine at Akropong in the Atwima-Nwabiagya South Municipality, on Tuesday appeared...

Department of Children appeals for public support against child marriage

Mr George Ankamah, the Brong-Ahafo Regional Director of Department of Children, has called on the public to be child-right advocates for the elimination of...

Domestic violence should not be entertained – Minister

Mr Henry Quartey, the Deputy Minister for the Interior, said domestic violence leaves a trail of effects on not only survivors and their families...

DoVVSU personnel undergo training on data management

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...

Mason, 29 gets 8 years for defiling and impregnating a minor

A 29 year old mason who defiled and impregnated an 11 year old girl, has been sentenced to eight years imprisonment, by a Kumasi...
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UNFPA trains DOVSSU officials on online data management

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...

Master craftsmen and women must respect rights of apprentices – Investigator

A Senior Investigator at the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service, Inspector Vivian Sarpong has appealed to master...
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HFFG trains media Practitioners on sexuality rights

Hope For Future Generations (HFFG), a Non-governmental Organisation has trained some youth and media practitioners in Tamale on how to report on Sexual Reproductive...
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In 2018 DOVVSU registered 15.21 % Case Increment – DSP

The Brong-Ahafo Regional office of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service in 2018 recorded a 15.21 per...
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All Efforts Needed to Stop Gender-Based Violence

Mrs Samira Bawumia, the Wife of the Vice President, has reiterated her call for the leveraging of efforts towards the elimination of Sexual and...
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Ghana Marked High Under Maputo protocol

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...
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Oyibi Presbyterian Primary pupils schooled on sexual abuse

Some girls of the Oyibi Presbyterian Primary School ‘A’ have been trained on the concept of ‘’bad touch’’ and how to protect themselves from...
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Ghana Must Step Up Child Trafficking Surveillance

A senior lecturer at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) Faculty of Law, Dr Kwadwo Addo Tuffour has described the work of state institutions...
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286 alleged witches reunited with community

A total of 286 alleged witches at five alleged witches’ camps in the Northern Region have been reintegrated into their various communities to reclaim...