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Charcoal Business and the Lives of Young Girls in Krachi

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Charcoal burning has become a major economic activity in the Krachi East and West Districts of the Volta Region. It is considered a good...
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Ghana’s President Underscores Need For Women Development

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo - Addo on Tuesday underscored the critical importance of women to development, saying that increasing their participation in decision-making...
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UER Celebrates International Day of the Girl-Child

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The Upper East Region has marked this year’s International Day of the Girl-Child with a call on all stakeholders to collaborate and fight negative...

Yendi: Camfed Observes International Day of Girl Child

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As part of activities marking the International Day of the Girl Child, the Yendi Municipal office of Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED) organised a...

Ghana and Others Mark International Day of the Girl Child

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The United Nation General Assembly on December 19th 2011 adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child. The...
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Stakeholders must tackle gender gaps facing the girl-child

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Mrs Christiana Gockel, the Executive Director of Insight Foundation Ghana (IFG), on Wednesday urged the Government and development partners to address gender gaps to...
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NGO Calls for Greater Efforts at Curbing Child Marriage

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As the world marks the 2017 International Day of the Girl Child on 11 October under the theme “empowering girls: before, during and after...

Muslim Parents Urged Not To Force Children Into Early Marriage

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Muslim parents have been urged to provide the opportunity for the girl-child to pursue academic careers. Ms. Joyce Aduama, the Atwima-Nwabiagya District Education Director, said...

CHRAJ Calls For Protection Of The Girl Child

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She said their fundamental rights could not continue to be violated with impunity. Speaking at the launch...
Deputy Agric Minister in charge of livestock,Dr Hannah Bissiw presented an awards to some of the awardees.

Atiavi Chief Appeals For Waste Management Logistics

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He said such logistics could include waste management trucks and dustbins. Torgbui Adri said this at a durbar over the weekend to mark the Easter...

Assembly Women trained on how to fulfill campaign promises

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The two-day training workshop discussed among others strategies how to fulfill campaign promises, how to mobilise resources and how to reconcile with people who...

The world celebrate International Day of the Girl Child

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It is in view of this that individuals, groups and organisations are coming out with the little they can offer to bring out the...
Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender at a public forum

Ministry of Gender disclose strategic road map

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The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection on Monday disclosed a strategic road map to ensure gender equality and equity for the empowerment...
Girl Child Education in Ghana

Al-Jazeera to premier Ghanaian documentary on girl child education

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Although Ghana has more women than men, only two girls for every three boys complete secondary school there. Only 22% of eligible girls are...
Eva Abugabe

The cry of a girl – Who will hear and be a doer

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Could it be nature or its nature or the two combined? Whichever way it is,I believe its unfair. Unfair because right from birth I...
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Lawyer Francis-Xavier Sosu organises free vacation classes

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A renowned Human Rights Lawyer who lives within the Madina Constituency is organising free vacation classes for deprived students within the municipality. The outreach...

Young ladies asked to wise up

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Dr Gifty Dansoa Anti, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GDA Consult, has advised parents whose daughters got pregnant while in school, to encourage them...

Police Service ready to promotes girl-child education

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Police Women in Apam have decided to arrest any school girl found on the streets during school hours, as effort to promote girl-child education...

Join forces to end violence against girls

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Women in Law and Development Africa (WiLDAF) has urged state actors and gender stakeholders to commit more action towards ending abuses and harmful practices...
International Day of the Girl Child

Ghana marks International Day of the Girl Child

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On the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC), a child-centred Non Governmental Organisation, College for Ama (CofA), has urged government...

Stakeholders urged to put gender equality at heart

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Plan, an International Children?s Development Organisation, has called on governments and policy makers to put gender equality at the ?heart of the post 2015...

45 Participants Equipped With Knowledge On Women?s Rights

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Participants in a workshop have said sexual harassment should be curbed with swift and stiffer punishment to enable women to pursue their career goals. They...
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Address More Pressing Girl-Child Challenges, Not Pads

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The Foundation for Youth,Peace and Development wish to state in no uncertain terms that as a matter of priority, it is not in the...

The Real Victims of Terrorism Are Girls

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Molefi Kete Asante, one of the world?s respected and finest minds, has this to say after reading our essay ?The Plight Of The Girl...

The Plight of the Girl Child-Part l

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On a more philosophical and moral note, the problems of ?Witch Camps,? ?female genital mutilation,? ?child slavery,? ?trokosi,? and ?ritual murder? are serious and...

The Plight of the Girl Child-Part l

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On a more philosophical and moral note, the problems of ?Witch Camps,? ?female genital mutilation,? ?child slavery,? ?trokosi,? and ?ritual murder? are serious and...

Girl Child Initiative Launched

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The second International Day of the Girl Child, Friday 11 October 2013, saw the launch of the Girl Child Initiative by the Olusegun Obasanjo...