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COVID-19: What does it mean to have a lockdown?

I spent my whole day on Saturday, 21st March, debating the flu-like COVID-19 pandemic on social media. I was debating on the motion that...

Corona Virus revealing the frailness of mankind

The world has been taken by a “storm” by Corona Virus, a virus that exhibits flu symptoms and is killing human beings in droves. People...
Social Disability Walk

Lancaster University Ghana raise funds to support Madina Demonstration School Special Unit

The Lancaster University Ghana, Disability Conference has organized a campaign to raise funds to support the Special Unit of the Madina Demonstration School. Mrs Maame...
Social Avm Education New

I wish my son could go to school-Mother

A mother whose seven year old son lives with a condition called Brain Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) has expressed her strongest desire of seeing her...

Stakeholders review state of youth development report

Mrs Mary Mpereh, Focal Person for Gender, Population and Social Policy at the National Development Planning Commission, has commended the development of a report...

Praying Wives Movement supports Potter’s village orphanage

Praying Wives Movement, an organization committed to nurturing godly family lives has donated items and an unspecified amount of money to the Potter’s...

Review of Oxfam-project CSOs in youth empowerment underway

Representatives of five Sahel countries implementing the Empowerment initiative dubbed: “Youth, Education for citizenship and Gender Equality” (YEG), have begun deliberations towards strengthening...

We cannot politicise issues concerning the Youth – NYA

Mr Sylvester Matthew Tetteh, Chief Executive Officer of the National Youth Authority (NYA), has called on Ghanaians and staff of the Authority not...

Government commits to ratifying African Disability Protocol

Mr Charles Owiredu, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, on Monday affirmed government’s commitment to ratifying the African Disability Protocol. ...

Youth Development is a professional venture – NYA Boss

The Chief Executive Officer of the National Youth Authority, Mr Sylvester Matthew Tetteh, on Wednesday said youth development is a professional venture and the...

Grantees partner with GFD to operationalise Inclusive Education

Grantees of the Citizen Diplomacy Action Fund, a public service project promoting Inclusive Education, has partnered the Ghana Federation of Disability Organizations (GFD) to...
breakfast club

‘The Epicentre’ establishes breakfast club for Special Needs Families

The Epicentre, a not for profit organization that provides education and therapy services for children with developmental delays has established a breakfast club as...

Six children with communication challenges receive assistive devices

Six families raising children with communication challenges have each received an assistive device, Grid Pad, and trained on how to use them to enhance...

Let’s promote proper families values – Prof Opoku Onyinah

Professor Opoku Onyinah, Immediate past chairman of the Church of Pentecost, has called for the promotion of proper family values. He said God established families’...

African Tradition and Culture not evil – Prof. Drolor Bosso Adamatey I

Professor Drolor Bosso Adamatey 1, King of Kordiabe and Suapolor of the Shai state, on Tuesday said, African tradition and culture were not...

Ministry of Inner- city and Zongo Development supports Sharecare, Ghana

The Ministry of Inner– City and Zongo Development has donated GHC10,000.00 for the payment of school fees for six children from Sharecare, an association...
Unesco Logo

Ghana government takes steps to review the nation’s cultural policy

The government is taking steps to review the nation’s cultural policy to bring it in tune with changing trends – to provide for the...
harsh and violent discipline

Effects of harsh and violent discipline on child behavioural outcomes

Harsh and violent discipline can have harmful effects on child outcomes, a research conducted by Sharon Wolf and Noelle Suntheimer of the Graduate School...
Child labour

Stakeholders want stronger collaboration to combat child labour in mining

Participants at a workshop to deliberate the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) manual to guide combating child labour in Artisanal and Small scale Gold Mining...
Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) or Ghana Talk Sex

Comprehensive sexuality education in Ghana, Why the fuss?

I have been inundated with messages on social media about the Comprehensive Sexuality Education in Ghana and the question that keeps going on in...
Ms Deborah Mangortey

Establish a free healthcare policy for children with complex health needs – Special Needs...

Ms Deborah Mangortey, mother of a child with Down syndrome, has called on the government to establish a free health care policy for children...
Nketia Funeral

Prof. J.H. Nketia gave us formidable cultural wealth

Professor Emeritus Joseph Hansen Kwabena Nketia, a renowned Ethnomusicology and Writer, has left Ghana a legacy of formidable cultural capital to fortify her unique...
Gbc Support

Cerebral Palsy Advocacy receives support from Ghana Today

Ghana Today, a Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) Radio flagship programme, has committed to supporting the Cerebral Palsy (CP) Advocacy campaign to ensure the implementation...
late Emeritus Professor Joseph Hansen (JH) Kwabena Nketiah

Prof. Nketia Will Get A State Burial on May 4

Emeritus Professor Joseph Hanson Kwabena Nketiah, a renowned Ghanaian Ethnomusicologist, will be given a state burial on Saturday, May 4, 2019 preceded by a...
Uniformity Assemblies

Special Needs Mum demands consistency in procedures at district assemblies

Mrs Gifty Addo Sunu, mother of a four-year old girl with Cerebral Palsy has appealed to the government to ensure uniformity in the district...
Corporal Punishment

More Education Needed on Corporal Punishment Ban

Dr (Mrs) Cecelia Tutu-Danquah, a counselling psychologist, has called for further sensitisation on the ban on corporal punishment in schools to enhance its enforcement. “There...
domestic bond

GFDO Demands a National Monitoring Team for PWDs Fund

The Ghana Federation of Disability Organizations (GFDO) has called for the establishment of a national monitoring team to monitor the use of the common...

Federation of PWDs Demands the Creation of National Monitoring Team

The Ghana Federation of Disability Organizations (GFDO) has called for the establishment of a national monitoring team for the usage of Persons with Disability...
mrs mawunyo yakor dagbah

New GFD President wants inclusive education system in Ghana

Mrs Mawunyo Yakor-Dagbah, the newly elected President of the Ghana Federation of Disability Organization has called for an enhanced inclusive education system to cater...
Department of social welfare commends SAFFTYD for rehabilitation efforts

Social Welfare Department Extols SAFFTYD over Rehabilitation Efforts

The Department of social welfare has commended the Simon Agbotsu Foundation for the Young Disabled (SAFFTYD) for their efforts to rehabilitate and train young...