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Bornwin Foundation empowers women in Tema New Town

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Bornwin Foundation, a Community-Based Organization (CBO) in collaboration with the SOS Children’s Villages Ghana and the Social Welfare Department to sensitise women in Tema...
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DV Coalition issue statement on the death of Lilian Dejoe

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The National Coalition on Domestic Violence Legislation in Ghana (DV Coalition), on Wednesday issued a press statement on the death of Lilian Dedjoe, who...
Court

Susu Collector in court for causing harm

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A 63 year-old Susu (Rotating Savings) Collector, has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly battering his wife with a piece of metal...
Residents Of Suipe Kpelikope

Angry residents attack Akatsi Police at Suipe Kpelikope

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Angry residents of Suipe-Kpelikope, a farming community in the Akatsi South Municipality of Volta Region, have attacked some police officers, who were to effect...
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Student held over Sodomy freed

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An Accra Circuit Court has acquitted and discharged Samuel Offei Kweku Gyan, a 25-year-old student who was accused of sodomising a co-tenant's 11-year-old son. Gyan...
Akuapem Poloo

Akuapem Poloo granted GHS100,000 bail over obscene photographs

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Rosemond Alade Brown aka Akuapem Poloo, an Actress, who allegedly displayed her naked picture together with her son on social media, has appeared before...
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Tiler jailed 10 years for having sex with minor

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A 24 year old tiler who filed a minor at Agyiriganor has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court. Akorlatsey Kofi...
State Institutions

Absence of decentralized state institutions hindering access to services – Study

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The absence of decentralized state institutions is hindering access to essential services and justice by vulnerable communities in the Upper East Region, a study...
child marriage

Gender Ministry implores queens to lead campaign against child-marriage

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The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection on Monday implored queens to lead the nationwide campaign against early and forced marriages which are...
Social Ngo Education

Inerela+ Ghana educates Maamobi community on violence against women and girls

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Inerela+ Ghana, a Non-governmental organisation has held a day’s education on what the law says about violence against women and girls for community members...
Workplace Sexual Abuse

Sexual harassment, others to be addressed in Labour Act

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Ghana’s Labour Act 651 is under review to address sexual harassments and other emerging trends of violence against women at places. ...
Court

Driver in court for pouring acid on wife

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Bakari Adams, a 32-year-old driver, who allegedly poured acid on his wife’s body and face at Madina Zongo, has appeared before an Accra Circuit...
UNFPA

UNFPA Country Representative praises Ghana for effective COVID-19 crisis management

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Mr Niyi Ojuolape, the Country Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has applauded the Government of Ghana (GoG) for the effective management...
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NGO builds capacity of security service personnel on human rights

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The Africa Centre for Human Rights and Sustainable Development (AfCHuRSD), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has built the capacities of personnel of the Ghana Police...
UNFPA

UNFPA supports DOVVSU in Data Management training

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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is providing data management training for officers of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the...
Dovvsu Investigators

UNFPA trains DOVVSU investigators on gender-based violence

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Fifty investigators of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service have been trained on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence...
Police Donation

Fredrick Abban donates to Weija Division Police Headquarters and DOVVSU

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Fredrick Abban, the IT Director for the Youth Employment Agency, on Thursday, donated computer sets and printer to the Weija Divisional Police Headquarters and...
domestic violence

CHRAJ/DOVVSU wages war on domestic violence in Central Region

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Violence against women continues to be an obstacle to achieving equality, development, peace as well as fulfilment of women and girls’ rights. Violence against women...
arrested

Student grabbed over anal sex with co-tenant’s son

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A 25 year old student who allegedly had anal sex with his co-tenant’s son who is 11, at Teshie has been put before an...
DOVVSU

Sex Offenders Register in the Offing – DOVVSU National Coordinator

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The National Coordinator of the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service, on Tuesday said the Service is about...
Court

Woman, 28 remanded for causing harm to children under her care

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A 28-year-old woman who subjected two children under her care to cruel and inhuman treatment has been remanded into police custody by the Awutu...
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DOVVSU schools personnel on SGBV

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Sexual and Gender based Violence (SGBV) and Domestic Violence have negative effects on the development of countries, impacting the health of the victims and...
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Court jails man for defiling seven year old girl

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A Cape Coast Circuit Court on Monday sentenced Samuel Kwofie, a 36 year old farmer from Bekawopa, a village near Jukwa Brafo in...
Police Sgbv

DOVVSU trains personnel on sexual/gender-based violence

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Fifty personnel from the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service are undergoing a three-week training on Sexual and...

Stakeholders urged to act as change ambassadors to end SGBV

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Madam Edna Akotsu, the Deputy Superintendent of Police at Adenta- Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DoVVSU) Division has called on stakeholders to act...
Court

Court grants Public Relations Officer GHc30,000 bail for defilement

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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...
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...
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...
jail

Farmer jailed 11 years for defiling minor

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A Cape Coast Circuit Court has sentenced a 40- year old farmer to 11 years imprisonment in hard labour for defiling a 12 year...