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UNFPA trains counselors to support Sexual and Gender-Based Violence survivors

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has commenced a training programme for counselors to support survivors of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) via...

PAYDP trains 1000 adolescent girls on sexual and reproductive health

Purim African Youth Development Platform (PAYDP), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has, from January to November, trained about 1000 adolescent girls to take charge of their...

Humanitarian support must include Sexual and Reproductive Health issues – UNFPA

Dr Robert Mensah, Reproductive Health Programme Specialist at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has called on stakeholders and institutions to mainstream sexual and...
Unfpa Intervention

UNFPA’s intervention improves adolescent sexual and reproductive rights

The implementation of adolescent empowerment programme by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) across some selected regions in Ghana has led to improvement in...
Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) or Ghana Talk Sex

Zambians challenge UN-sponsored comprehensive sexual education for school children in early grades

Zambians have risen up in arms against the introduction of comprehensive sexual education for learners in early grades, a project promoted by the...

UNFPA Country Representative praises Ghana for effective COVID-19 crisis management

Mr Niyi Ojuolape, the Country Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has applauded the Government of Ghana (GoG) for the effective management...

Assin South leads adolescent pregnancies in Central Region

The Assin South District recorded the highest number of adolescent pregnancies in the first quarter of 2020 in the Central Region. Out of a total...
Launching Campaign

Plan International Ghana launches rights campaign

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...
Paralegals Training

Gender Ministry trains paralegals to combat sexual and domestic violence

To reduce the recurrence of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) acts, the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) and the...
Madam Joyce Portia Denu

Be bold to educate your children on adolescent reproductive health, parents urged

Gender activists have called on parents and caregivers to be bold and proactive to educate their children and wards on gender and adolescent reproductive...
Ellen Barnie Peprah

Engaging men in the fight against child marriage

We need to be fluid in our approach to eliminating child marriage, due to the number and nature of systems that nurture the practice....
Dr Leticia A Appiah

Media must intensify advocacy and education on ASRHR – NPC

The National Population Council (NPC), on Thursday called for media partnership in intensifying advocacy and education on Adolescent, Sexual, and Reproductive Health (ASRH)...
Hon. Dr. Robert Kuganab-Lem

Empower women and girls to assert their sexual and reproductive rights – Dr. Kuganab-Lem

Ghana’s Member of Parliament (MP) for Binduri in the Upper East Region, Hon. Dr. Robert Kuganab-Lem has called on African governments to empower women...
domestic violence

Hundred men in Central Region schooled on sexual, gender-based violence

The Central Regional Department of Gender has organised an intensive capacity building and empowerment workshop on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) for 100 men...

UNFPA empowers market women on sexual violence

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has embarked on a campaign towards empowering women at the Agbogbloshie Market to report sexual and gender-based violence...
gender inequality

UN urges Somalia to prevent sexual, gender-based violence

The United Nations top envoy in Somalia on Monday urged the government to prevent sexual and gender-based violence as Mogadishu joined an annual campaign...
Terry Crews and wife

Terry Crews’ Sexual Assault Experience

Last year, the 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' actor claimed that talent agent Adam Venit grabbed his crotch at a Hollywood party, but he has now criticised...
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...

Gender Ministry Launch Activism against Gender Based Violence

Ms Otiko Afisa Djaba, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection on Friday launched the 16-Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence in Accra. The...

Minister Calls For Gender Responsive Budgets To Eradicate FGM

Madam Otiko Afisah Djaba, the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, on Friday appealed to African governments to improve upon their national budgets...
Child abuse

Taking Another Viewpoint Instead of Silence

I just became privy to a story of a well-known Ghanaian man who was convicted and sentenced to prison for the crime of sexual...

Sexual, reproductive health inequalities persist in Zimbabwe – UNFPA

Zimbabwe is among developing countries still suffering from inequality of sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls, a United Nations agency...

Adolescents Request Practical Information On STIs Prevention

A recent study indicates that Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) programmes in the country are not providing the full range of information adolescents need. The...

Europe Now the World Leader in Child Sexual Abuse Trade

Europe is becoming the global hub for the hosting of child sexual abuse images and videos, suggests a report. The annual report by the Internet...

13 Pregnant JHS Students Sent Home To Deliver

Eighteen pupils from 13 junior high schools in the Nanumba South District of the Northern Region who got pregnant had been sent home to...
Supreme Court

Driver Charged For Defiling 15 Year Old Boy

An Accra Circuit Court on Wednesday remanded Sampson Mensah, a 31 year old driver on the charge of defiling a 15 year old boy...

Campaign To Reduce Unsafe Abortion Intensified In B/A

The campaign to substantially reduce unsafe abortion, particularly among young women in the Brong-Ahafo Region, has intensified. This is being spearheaded by Global Hands on...

PPAG Remains Committed To Promoting Reproductive Health

The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG) a non-governmental organisation (NGO) dedicated to the promotion of sexual and reproductive health and rights, at the...

‘Adonko’ is all about dance but not s*x – Okyeame Kwame

Hiplife artiste Okyeame Kwame has said his new track ‘Adonko’ which features Kwabena Kwabena is a love dance and has nothing doing with sex. He...

Hundreds of US Gymnasts Claim Sexual Abuse

Hundreds of US gymnasts have come forward to say they were sexually abused by adults in the sport.A nine-month investigation by the Indianapolis Star...