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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...
Abuse Relief Corps Holds Workshop On SGBV

Abuse Relief Corps Holds Workshop On SGBV As Stakeholders Appeal To Government For Support

Abuse Relief Corps, A nonprofit organisation with support from UNICEF Ghana on Friday 9th April 2021 held a stakeholders workshop to deliberate on pressing...
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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...

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...
Amnesty International Ghana

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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Abuse Relief Corps advocates strong parent-child relation to combat SGBV

Mr Anthony Boateng Bediako, Director of Abuse Relief Corps (ARC), has advised parents to develop strong relationships with their children, especially the girls to...
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Men & Boys clubs and Parent advocacy movements, save girls in UER

Thankfully, messages such as “girls must not drop out of school" or "Girls should not be forced into marriage because of pregnancy, or be...
Domestic Violence

WiLDAF Ghana holds street campaign against gender violence

Women in Law and Development Africa (WiLDAF Ghana) has organised a campaign, dubbed; "Faces of Violence Street Campaign" to commemorate the 16 Days Activism...
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NGO urges Traditional Authorities to join fight against SGBV

The Rural Initiatives for Self-Empowerment-Ghana (RISE-Ghana), a Non Governmental Organization has called on traditional authorities in the country to play critical roles to contribute...
Mr Sulemani Bipuah

Over 1,000 young women to benefit from project

Over 1,000 girls and young women in the Wa East District, will benefit from the Community Development Alliance’s (CDA) Sexual and Gender Based Violence...
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Plan Ghana, Global Affairs and COPIO three-year project to end SGBV in Bono East

Women and girls face deep rooted obstacles that impede their growth and development and this hinder them from achieving their potentials in life. Sexual Gender-Based...
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WOM engages traditional and religious leaders to end SGBV

The Widows and Orphans Movement (WOM), a gender empowerment based advocacy organization, has engaged some selected traditional and religious authorities in the Upper East...

UNFPA empowers adolescent girls on the Domestic Violence Act

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has schooled selected young girls in the Upper East Region on the Domestic Violence Act and Sexual and...
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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...

Women and Girls Hit greatest by COVID-19 – NPC

The Central Regional Office of the National Population Council (NPC) says women and girls are the hardest hit by the impact of the coronavirus...
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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...
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Cohabitation makes women ‘worse off’ – Gender Activist

Mrs Thywill Eyra Kpe, Central Regional Director of the Department of Gender, has advised young girls to desist from co-habitating with men. Cohabitation, which is...

Don’t run errands for male teachers – GES cautions girls

The Assin South Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has cautioned adolescent girls to refrain from running errands at homes of male...
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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...

Collective effort needed to curb sexual and gender based violence

The Central Regional Department of Gender has called on stakeholders to collaborate efforts to systematically eliminate Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), Child marriage and...
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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...
Ambassador Jackson addresses participants at the opening of the training on policing domestic, sexual and gender-based violence.

U.S/UNFPA/GPS Trains 32 Officers On SGBV

Thirty-two Ghana Police Service (GPS) crime officers have completed a two-day training course on policing domestic violence and sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). The training...

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...

DOVVSU: Ghana’s data management system lauded

Mr Senanu Agboso, the Online Consultant at the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU), says the introduction of the DOVVSU Data Management System...