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Stakeholders deliberate on addressing SGBV service delivery gaps

The Rural Initiatives for Self-Empowerment-Ghana (RISE-Ghana), an advocacy Non-Governmental Organization, has engaged stakeholders in the Upper East Region to address gaps in seeking justice...
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AI Ghana unveils project to end school-based sexual abuse

Amnesty International Ghana, in collaboration with the Ghana Education Service (GES), has launched a project aimed at ending Sexual and Gender-based Violence (SGBV) in...
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Orange Support Centre will address SGBV issues in Ghana – UNFPA

Mr Niyi Ojoulape, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Country Representative, says the Orange Support Centre would help reduce cases of Sexual and Gender-Based...

UNFPA sensitises women on its SGBV orange support Centre

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Thursday sensitised women on its Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) Orange Support Centre aimed at assisting...
Madam Adwoa Bame

WISE urges media to be more gender-responsive

The Women’s Initiative for Self-Empowerment (WISE), a non-profit organisation, has called on media practitioners to be more gender-responsive to issues of Sexual and Gender-Based...
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Amnesty International Ghana launches project to end sexual harassment in universities

Amnesty International Ghana is collaborating with authorities of the various universities in Ghana to roll out a programme aimed at tackling issues of sexual...
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UNFPA opens Orange Support Centre, launches SGBV Boame App

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has opened a Support Centre in Accra and launched a technology application to provide services to Sexual and...

Include SGBV in NHIS package – Panelists

Stakeholders at a panel discussion in Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region have called on government to include victims of Sexual and Gender Based...
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Gender activists call for more data on gender-based violence

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...

FBOs urged to campaign against dehumanizing cultural practices

Mr James Twene, the Upper East Regional Director of Department of Gender (DoG) has called on members of Faith Based Organizations (FBOs) to...
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UNFPA trains DOVVSU investigators on gender-based violence

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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DOVVSU trains personnel on sexual/gender-based violence

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...

Lockdown: CLEEN Foundation unhappy with high level of extortion by Security Agents

...Demands Investigation of such Practices Across the Country According to CLEEN Foundation, it observed a high level of extortion by Security Agents enforcing lockdown in...

UNFPA joins Office of the First Lady to support ‘Kayayei’

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in partnership with the Purim African Youth Development Platform (PAYDP) on Thursday donated items to head porters (Kayayei)...

DoVVSU personnel undergo training on data management

About 40 selected personnel of the Domestic Violence and Victim’s Support Unit (DoVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service have begun a two-day data...
teenage pregnancy

Gender Department scales up efforts to address teenage pregnancy in Elmina

The Central Regional Department of Gender on Wednesday organised a community documentary road show in Elmina to educate guardians, parents and community members on...
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African women judicial actors vow to curb gender-based violence

African women justice actors have inked a commitment to stepping up efforts to combat gender-based violence (GBV) in the continent. Representatives...
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

Nigeria’s fight against Sexual and Gender Based Violence

Introduction Sexual and Gender based violence (SGBV) is one of the most extreme expression of unequal gender relations in society. First and foremost, it is...
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Ghanaian schools children educated on child rights

The Central Regional Police Command has organised an orientation programme on prevention and response to Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) for some selected...

Gender Ministry Deepen Advocacy on Teenage Pregnancy

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGCSP) has intensified public advocacy on teenage pregnancies in the Central Region to help reduce the...

Teen pregnancy rooted in parental neglect and poverty

She said teen pregnancy was a development issue rooted in parental neglect, poverty, gender inequality and violence and there was the need to directly...
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Minister expressed worry over increasing number of SGBV cases

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) in partnership with the Danish Development Assistance has trained selected journalists from the Northern, Upper...