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Actors Call

Use community groups to implement social protection – Actors

Some state and non-state actors in the Northern Region have called for the use of community social groups in implementing social protection projects and...

SEND GHANA submitts its proposals to the ministry of finance for consideration into the...

SEND GHANA, as has been the practice, went round the country to collate citizens' inputs and submitted them to the Ministry of Finance for...
Male Conference

Ministry holds maiden National Male Conference on Gender

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has held its maiden National Male Conference on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Koforidua to engender...
Mentorship Girls

‘Be bold and report gender-related violence’ – Director

Madam Marian Mensah, the Director of Social Welfare and Community Development of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has urged girls to report any form...
Human trafficking

Stakeholders urged to join fight against human Trafficking

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has called on all stakeholders to join the fight against human trafficking and its related issues...
Mrs Freda Prempeh

Gender Ministry to close down witches’ camps – Deputy Minister

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection is working tirelessly to control outmoded and harmful traditional and cultural practices inimical to the wellbeing...
John Mahama And Jane Naana Opoku Agyeman

Gender Advocate salutes Prof Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang

Nana Oye Lithur, former Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection on Monday described the selection of Professor Jane Naana Opoku Agyeman as Running...
Mrs Cynthia Mamle Morrison The Minister Of Gender Children And Social Protection

About 2.7 million Public primary pupils are enjoying school feeding

A total of 2.7 million pupils in public Primary schools have been enrolled on the National School Feeding Programme. The government is determined to undertake...
Social Minister Ppe

Gender Minister donates PPE to Council of Churches in Agona West

Mrs Cynthia Mamle Morrison, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worth GH¢25,000 to the Swedru Council of...
Politics Minister Roads

Gender Minister cut sod for work on Swedru town roads

Mrs Cynthia Mamle Morrison, Minister of Gender, children and Social Protection on Wednesday broke grounds for work to commence on a 2. 5-kilometre Swedru...
Mama Agblatsu Iii Queen Mother In Asogli State

Time to pass Affirmative Action Bill is now – ABANTU

The Volta Regional group of ABANTU for Development, an international women’s non-governmental organisation has said time to pass the Affirmative Action Bill into law...

Put more money into social protection -Ghanaians demand in new survey ahead of 2020...

The coronavirus pandemic, which is ravaging the world has shown, yet again, the critical need to invest in social protection as a country. As...
Gender Minister

Gender Ministry advised empowering District Coordinating Planning Units for Programmes

Stakeholders have advised the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection to increase the responsibility and build the capacity of District Coordinating Planning Units...
Mothers Commended For Their Great Contribution To Human Development

Mothers commended for their great contribution to human development

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, on Monday, organised a programme to mark this year's Mother's Day, which is observed annually on...
Children Disabilities

Gender Minister reminds parents of their filial care to children with disabilities

Mrs Cynthia Mamle Morrison, the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has appealed to parents of children with disability to cater for them...
Residential Area

The Ghana National Household Registry beyond COVID-19

The Ghana National Household Registry is a unit under the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection with a mandate to establish a single...
social ministry beneficiaries

Beneficiaries of social intervention programme pledge to leave better legacies

Some beneficiaries of the Ministry of Gender, Children, and Social Protection’s social intervention programmes have pledged to leave better legacies in their communities after...
Isaac Bampoe Addo, Executive Secretary of CLOGSAG

Social protection is a right to all workers – APACSUN

The Africa Public and Civil Service Unions Network (APACSUN) said social protection is a basic right to all workers, which would enable them to...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

African experts, ministers gather in Ethiopia’s capital on improving monitoring of social protection

African expert and ministers on Wednesday met in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to discuss and analyze ways of improving the monitoring of social...
financial inclusion

Financial Inclusion will provide improved social protection

Stakeholders in the financial sector have at a summit in Accra agreed on the urgent need to ensure increased access to financial services by...
United Nations

UN report suggests Ghana must must step up efforts on social protection

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Professor Philip Alston, has urged Ghana to prioritise social protection in order to...

ESCAP’s new platform on social protection unveiled

An innovative online platform that supports countries to build inclusive social protection systems through dynamic and interactive functions was launched today in Bangkok by...

Social protection systems crucial to realizing Asia-Pacific’s Agenda 2030

Countries in Asia and the Pacific must build resilience to natural hazards and invest in social protection systems if the region is to achieve...

Gender ministry launch program to eradicate streetism

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has launched a programme to eradicate streetism and ensure that every citizen has quality access to...
Child abuse

Project launched to track child abuse cases

A new research project aimed at tracking and reporting child abuse cases in Ghana was on Tuesday launched in Accra. The project dubbed: “Protect That...

Zonta Club walk to raise funds

The Zonta Club of Accra, a member of Zonta International, a global organisation of executives and professionals, has organised a health walk and fundraising...
SEND Ghana

Ghana gov’t asked to pay attention to children protection

SEND Ghana, a policy research and advocacy non-governmental organisation, has asked government to pay attention to social and children protection issues in the 2018...
Otiko Afisah Djaba

Steady progress by Ghanaian women accelerate development

Ms Otiko Afisah Djaba, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection on Tuesday said the steady progress that Ghanaian women have chalked over the...
Ken Ofori Atta

Ghana Gov’t To Give Special Consideration To Women In Procurement

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, has stated that in order to promote economic opportunities for women, special considerations would be given to...
Port workers inspect one of the three locomotives as they were being off-loaded from the BBC Oder at the Port of Mombasa. The locomotives are expected to help Rift Valley Railways boost efficiency. Photo: Gideon Maundu/Standard

Timber Market Operators Engaged Over Railway Expansion

Mr. Kwaku Agyenim Boateng, Deputy Minister for Railways Development has met the timber market operators in Ashaiman to dialogue over expansion of railway lines. The...