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Establish Rapid Response Centers to control domestic/sexual violence

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The Centre for Migration and Africa Development (CEMDA), a non-governmental organisation has called for the establishment of Domestic /Sexual and Gender-based Violence Rapid Response...
Gender violence

‘Champion Women’ against GBV commissioned in Accra

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The International Network of Religious Leaders Living With or Personally Affected by HIV/AIDS (INERELA+) Ghana on Wednesday commissioned a “Champion Women’s Group” to assist...
teenage pregnancy

Men & Boys clubs and Parent advocacy movements, save girls in UER

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Thankfully, messages such as “girls must not drop out of school" or "Girls should not be forced into marriage because of pregnancy, or be...
Sexual Comments

Don’t disregard sexual comments about your daughters

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Mrs Marian Darlington Rockson, an Advocate on Women and Children’s Rights, has cautioned parents to desist from disregarding sexual triggering comments passed by men...
Gender violence

Ethiopia to investigate gender-based violence in restive northern region

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The Ethiopia Ministry of Defense (MoD) and the Ethiopia Ministry of Women, Children and Youth (MoWCY) have formed a joint taskforce to investigate gender-based...
domestic violence

Covid-19 Leads to Increase of GBV Cases in Zambia

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It has become of great concern, looking at how the cases of Gender Based Violence cases keep on raising and according to the statistical...
domestic violence

Zambia records 10 percent rise in gender-based violence cases in Q4 2020

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Zambia saw an increase in the number of gender-based violence cases in the fourth quarter of 2020, figures released by the police on Monday...
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Gender activists call for more data on gender-based violence

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Gender activists from various Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have called for more data on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) to strengthen policies and programmes...
Gender Based Violence

UNFPA organizes exhibition to climax 16-day activism against gender-based violence

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Parents of young children, especially girls, have been advised to pay close attention to changes in moods and behavior of their wards, since it...
In observance of International Women’s Day, participants march from the centre of Monrovia to the Temple of Justice, home of the Liberian Supreme Court, where they staged a peaceful sit-in protest against gender-based violence. UN Photo/Eric Kanalstein

INGH commemorates 16 days of activism against gender-based violence

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International Needs Ghana (INGH), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) that works to see transformed lives and changed communities, has sensitised parents, children and community members...
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WiLDAF Ghana holds street campaign against gender violence

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Women in Law and Development Africa (WiLDAF Ghana) has organised a campaign, dubbed; "Faces of Violence Street Campaign" to commemorate the 16 Days Activism...
In observance of International Women’s Day, participants march from the centre of Monrovia to the Temple of Justice, home of the Liberian Supreme Court, where they staged a peaceful sit-in protest against gender-based violence. UN Photo/Eric Kanalstein

Gender Based Violence: Education is Key-TUC

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Mrs Alberta Laryea-Gyan, Head of the Gender and Child Protection of TUC (Ghana) has urged all activists to engage and educate each other on...
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UN releases 25 mln USD for women-led projects battling gender-based violence

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The United Nations humanitarian chief has released 25 million U.S. dollars from the UN's emergency fund to support women-led organizations that prevent and respond...
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Geodrill backs construction of a modern complex for GBV victims

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Gender-based violence (GBV) or violence against women and girls (VAWG), is a global pandemic that affects 1 in 3 women in their lifetime. According...
Ms Esther Darko Mensah

Communities urged to support women to realise their potentials

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Ms Esther Darko-Mensah, the Project Manager of the Gender Studies and Human Rights Documentation Centre (Gender Centre), has stated that the strong involvement of...
Social Women Leadership

Women are the Agents of Change- PEYORG

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The Progressive Excellence Youth Organization, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has said women were change-agents and must be empowered to function effectively. It said...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks during the opening of the 33rd African Union (AU) summit of heads of state and government at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Feb. 9, 2020. (Photo by Michael Tewelde/Xinhua)

South African president promises not to let women down amid rising gender-based violence

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President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday promised not to let women down as gender-based violence claimed more lives of women in the country. ...
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WOM engages traditional and religious leaders to end SGBV

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The Widows and Orphans Movement (WOM), a gender empowerment based advocacy organization, has engaged some selected traditional and religious authorities in the Upper East...
In observance of International Women’s Day, participants march from the centre of Monrovia to the Temple of Justice, home of the Liberian Supreme Court, where they staged a peaceful sit-in protest against gender-based violence. UN Photo/Eric Kanalstein

South African police working hard to curb violence against women – minister

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With more than 21,000 cases of gender-based violence reported over the past four months, South African Police Minister Bheki Cele said Monday that the...
Cyril Ramaphosa

South African president mobilizes society to curb gender-based violence

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Amid a surge in gender-based violence, President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday tried to mobilize the whole society to curb the scourge. "The...

Zambia sees reduction in gender-based violence in second quarter

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Zambia recorded a reduction in gender-based violence cases in the second quarter of 2020 compared to the same period in the previous year,...
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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...
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Black Girls matter : Niyi Ojuolape

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Black girls are confronted with daunting and peculiar challenges as they negotiate their lives in a world that is increasingly witnessing an empathy deficit....
Soldiers from the Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) secure a ceremony honouring four soldiers killed in the violence that erupted in the Northwest and Southwest Regions of Cameroon, where most of the country’s English-speaking minority live, on November 17, 2017 in Bamenda. Four soldiers were killed this month in less than a week, in attacks attributed to secessionist “terrorists”. / AFP PHOTO / STRINGER/Getty Images

Paris prosecutor opens anti-terror investigation into Niger attack

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Paris prosecutor's office on Monday launched an anti-terrorism investigation into an attack which targeted French nationals in Niger, state-run France info radio reported. ...
Cyril Ramaphosa

South African president outlines steps to economically emancipate women

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President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday outlined a series of steps to economically emancipate South African women gripped by both the COVID-19 pandemic and gender-based...
Training Gender

Gender Centre trains for 35 COMBATs on gender-based violence

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The Gender Studies and Human Rights Documentation Centre (Gender Centre), has ended another training programme on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) for 35 Community Based Action...
Prof Abrefa Gyan

Establishment of women shelter and legal protection for the aged needed – Professor...

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Prof Abrefa-Gyan advocates establishment of “women shelter” and Legal Protection for the Victims of Gender-based Violence Professor Tina Abrefa-Gyan, a Politician and renowned Gender...
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Population Officer calls for education to reduce teenage pregnancy

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The Acting Eastern Regional Population Officer, Mr Kwasi Owusu Obeng, has called for the intensification of education on sexual and reproductive health for girls...
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Nearly 10 million children “may never return to school” after COVID-19 pandemic

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Some 9.7 million children worldwide "could be forced out of school forever" by the end of this year, as a result of increasing poverty...
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Plan International Ghana launches rights campaign

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Plan International Ghana has launched a Sexual and Reproductive Health Right/Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SRHR/SGBV) campaign as part of activities towards the...