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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...
Mr Niyi Ojuolape

Let’s advance the well-being of adolescent girls

Mr Niyi Ojuolape, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Country Representative, has called for concrete and innovative ideas to advance the well-being of adolescent girls...
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Child Marriage is a crime – Gender Ministry

Ms Maribel Akuorkor Okine, the Western Regional Director of the Department of Gender, says child marriage is a crime and punishable by law. She said...
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UNFPA to support youth empowerment in Volta Region

Mr Vitus Atanga, the Programme Officer-In-Charge of Reproductive Health, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has said the organisation would continue to strengthen institutions in...
child marriage

Increase legal fine for perpetrators of child marriage – Facilitators

Facilitators of Men and Boys Club in the Central Region have called on the judiciary to as a matter of urgency issue stiffer punishment...
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital

Saving mothers and babies-KATH’s maternity block in mind

What really comes to your mind upon hearing a woman losing her life while trying to bring a new life to this earth? Or...

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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Stakeholders of Domestic Violence to establish data portal on child marriage

Stakeholders' have held a meeting to discuss ways to establish a data and information portal to help end child marriage in the country. The meeting...
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UNFPA calls for collaboration to support marginalized girls

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Ghana, has called for enhanced collaboration from all stakeholders, to support quality healthcare delivery, psychosocial and economic empowerment...
Gender Mentorship

Adolescent girls in Ningo-Prampram benefit from mentorship programme

One hundred selected adolescent girls from eight coastal communities in the Ningo-Prampram District Friday benefitted from a mentorship programme on sexual reproductive health...

UNFPA supports adolescent girls in Central Region

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in collaboration with the Department of Gender, has distributed assorted items to 400 adolescent girls in the Central...

UNFPA/partners organise SGBV training for hotline operators

A three-day basic crisis intervention and Hotline operation training for Sexual and Gender-Based Violence(SGBV) Response Officers and Managers, on Wednesday, opened in Accra. It was...
Adolescent Empowerment

UNFPA/ Gender empowers adolescent girls in Ekumfi

Sixty (60) adolescent girls in Ekumfi District have received training to enable them make informed decisions about their reproductive and sexual health rights as...

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...

UNFPA supports DOVVSU in Data Management training

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is providing data management training for officers of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the...
Gender Teen Pregnancies Ajumak

“Money for pad” and hunger luring Ajumako girls into early sex

The inability of parents and guidance to buy sanitary pads and properly feed young girls have been identified as key factors pushing young girls...
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Wassa East District youth leaders receive training on reproductive health

The Western Regional Coordinating Council and National Youth Authority in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFP), have organised a day's advocacy training...
Authority Training

NYA/UNFPA offer employable skills training to 30 young people

The National Youth Authority (NYA) with support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has offered employable skills training to 30 young people in...
Unfpa Suppport

COVID-19: UNFPA donates to reduce risks of frontline health workers

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), on Tuesday, donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the Ghana Health Service (GHS) to be distributed to the...
Teenage Pregnancy

UNFPA to reduce teenage pregnancy in Bortianor with Wawa Aba platform

To help to address the concerns of adolescents on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), teenage pregnancy and family planning, the United Nations...
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UNFPA supports marginalised young people

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has presented packs of hygiene kits and emergency food supplies to Hope for the Future Generations (HFFG), a...
Adolescent Champions

Protect your dreams, GHS counsels ‘adolescent champions’

The Ghana Health Service ( GHS) has counselled its adolescent champions at Benyadze in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem ( KEEA) municipality of the Central Region to...
Wpid Pregnant

Let’s not shield people who impregnate girls – Gender Dept.

Madam Lena Alai, the Volta Regional Director, Department of Gender, has asked opinion leaders to allow men who impregnate girls to suffer the right...
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...
Unfpa Outreach

UNFPA donates to GFD

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Wednesday donated 700 dignity kits to the Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations (GFD) in Accra. The items valued...
Social Youth Participation

It’s time for the youth to assume responsibility

Madam Bushra Odoom, Ekumfi District Planning Officer has implored the youth to get involved in the activities of their district assemblies and ensure that...
Healthy Reproductive Rights

ARHR sensitizes out of school adolescent girls on reproductive rights

Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR), has organized a day’s sensitization workshop for out of school adolescent girls with disabilities at Peki in South...
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A license to rape

Chioma Nwosu & Rainer Ebert Sudha was a healthy 16-year-old student in South India. Now she is dead. It was not COVID-19 that killed her...

Women in Leadership International donates to two Correctional Centres

Women in Leadership International (WILI), has donated items valued at GHC 25,000 to the Senior Correctional Centre of the Ghana Prisons Service and the...