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COVID-19

Integrate gender issues into existing COVID-19 responses

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Madam Bashiratu Kamal, Gender and Labour Specialist with the General Agriculture Workers Union, says the government must integrate gender issues into existing COVID-19...
SEND-Ghana

SEND GHANA submitts its proposals to the ministry of finance for consideration into the...

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SEND GHANA, as has been the practice, went round the country to collate citizens' inputs and submitted them to the Ministry of Finance for...
financial inclusion

Inclusive Finance in Ghana – A  snapshot on Gender

Ghana recorded a low financial inclusion (adult population 15 years and above with a transaction account) figure of 21% in 2011, 41% in 2014,...
Gender violence

DOVVSU sensitises Kpeve community on gender and domestic violence

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The Volta Regional Office of the Domestic Violence and Child Support Unit of the Ghana Police Service has sensitized the Kpeve community in the...
Participants in a group photograph.

Equality and quality education is crucial to fighting economic and gender inequality – SEND...

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Inequality is on the rise, thus undermining poverty reduction, holding back economic growth and threatening social stability in the country. Education is know to be...
Teenager Kidnappers

Alleged Kidnappers abandon victim after being rejected by gender

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Unidentified men who kidnapped a teenager on Friday around Area 52 in Ho made a U-turn by returning their 'catch' only when a voice...
Male Conference

Ministry holds maiden National Male Conference on Gender

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The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has held its maiden National Male Conference on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Koforidua to engender...
Gender violence

Fiji needs more safe houses to address issues of gender based violence: official

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Safe houses should be more accessible to victims of gender-based violence in Fiji, a Fijian minister said Tuesday. Speaking at a consultation...
trafficking

Ghana rescues 611 human trafficking victims – minister

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Ghana has rescued 611 victims of human trafficking since 2019, the Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection Cynthia Maamle Morrison disclosed here on...
Brazil

Brazil ends gender pay gap for national teams

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Members of the Brazil women's football team will be paid the same as their male counterparts, the South American country's soccer federation said...
NCCE

Forty-five research assistants of NCCE undergo training

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The Research, Gender and Equality Department of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has organised a training programme to equip 45 Research Assistants...
UNICEF

COVID-19 Mitigation: UNICEF supports children in deprived homes with PPE

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To prevent contraction of the COVID-19, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), on Friday presented Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the Ministry of Gender,...
Plant Medicine

Tanzania warns against random use of medicines to cure COVID-19

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Tanzanian health authorities on Sunday warned people against random use of different types of medicines in the hope that they can cure the COVID-19...
Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah Minister Of Information

COVID-19: Vice President actively involved in COVID-19 fight – Minister

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Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah says the Office of the Vice President is coordinating the food distribution exercise to the poor and vulnerable...
AfDB

African Development Bank Group approves Gender Equality Trust Fund

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The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group have approved a new Gender Equality Trust Fund (GETF) aimed at pushing forward gender...
Coronavirus

Tanzania reinforces response measures against COVID-19 outbreak

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Tanzania has reinforced preparedness and response measures against the COVID-19 outbreak, Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Seniors and Children Ummy Mwalimu said here...
Gender violence

Namibia to introduce new laws to fight gender-based violence

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Namibia is introducing new laws to deal with the influx of gender-based violence (GBV), the country's Ministry of Justice said on Friday. ...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Female candidates fail to win assembly seats in Agona West

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None of the six female candidates who contested in the just ended District Level Elections in the Agona West Municipality were able to...

MCGES Endorses the 38th IRAWMA, slated for March 29, 2020

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The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sports (MCGES) is partnering with Martin’s International for the 38th International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA)....
Inspector Peace Abra Nyampo (right), Joint Operations Co-ordinator of the AMISOM, addressing a parade of police personnel before dispatching them to their various duty points

AU police officers receive training on gender, human rights protection in Somalia

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The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said Thursday it has completed training 22 police officers on gender and human rights protection. ...

Sexually provocative dressing should not justify harassment – Gender Minister

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Mrs Cynthia Mamle Morrison, the Gender, Children and Social Protection Minister, has waded into the raging debate on the “Sex for Grades” documentary, saying,...
Mp Call

District Assembly Elections: Gomoa Central MP Preaches Gender Balance

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A female Law Maker has urged women to avail themselves in the upcoming District Assembly elections to ensure equal representation at the local governance...
land

Gender and Land Right Project safely store results in Northern Region

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Gender and Land Rights Phase II Project to highlight and support initiatives that enhance rural women's participation in land related decisions has yielded results...
Blg Women Day

Stakeholders ask government to make gender sensitive policies

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Stakeholders at this year’s World Women’s Day celebration have called on government to formulate gender balanced programmes and policies to address the numerous challenges...
Samira Bawumia

Gender Equality Promotion and Violence Prevention Move Together

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Mrs Samira Bawumia, the Wife of the Vice President, on Friday said the promotion of gender equality is an essential part of violence prevention. She...
Women Empowerment

MOGCSP 2019 Budget gives No Consideration to Gender

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Dr. Kojo Appiah-Kubi, Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Gender, Children and Social Protection has described the 2019 budget of the Ministry of...
Burundian women

Gender Advocates inspire women to draw their career paths

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Mrs Amma Korantemaa Ansah, the General Manager of Resources, Enterprise Group, has called on young ladies to discover their purpose and confidently pursue a...
ida b. wells barnett marching in washington d.c. womens suffrage demonstration in 1913

Further Reflections on Women’s Suffrage and African Emancipation

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African American History Month Series No. 4 From the antebellum period through the Civil War and Jim Crow the issues of gender and race were...
American Airlines Group,

U.S Airlines to Give Non-Binary Passengers A Gender Option

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Major U.S. airlines will offer passengers gender options other than "male" or "female" in their ticketing process, U.S. media reported. U.S. industry trade group Airlines...
Ms Esi Andoh, Executive Secretary, IWEN

IWEN Advocates for a gender sensitive society in Ghana

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A civil society actor has advocated for a gender sensitive society that will provide opportunity for indigenous women to contribute to the decision making...