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UNFPA supports marginalised young people

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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’

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...
no rape

A license to rape

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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

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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...

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

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

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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has presented office equipment to the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service...
Ghana Health Services (GHS)

GHS accelerate moves to address adolescent needs in Central Region

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has intensified measures to assist adolescents in the Central Region to achieve their dream as they transited into adulthood...
reproductive System

UN pledges support for reproductive health agenda in Africa

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The United Nations will support African governments to expand access to quality and affordable reproductive health services for disadvantaged groups like women and girls...

UNFPA inaugurates second cohort

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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Tuesday inaugurated the second cohort of the Youth Leadership (YoLe) Fellowship, which seeks to continuously empower...
reproductive System

United Nations Population Fund seeks US$683 million for 2020

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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Thursday launched an appeal for 683 million U.S. dollars for 2020 to provide life-saving reproductive health and...

Marrying off a child completely destroys her future – UNFPA

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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has reiterated its commitment towards the fight against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in the Ghanaian Communities by unveiling...

Department of Children appeals for public support against child marriage

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Mr George Ankamah, the Brong-Ahafo Regional Director of Department of Children, has called on the public to be child-right advocates for the elimination of...
child marriage

Poverty still major cause of child marriage in Ghana

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Participants at a national stakeholders’ engagement have identified poverty, gender inequality, entrenched negative traditional and customary beliefs and co-habitation as major setbacks inhibiting the...
Defilement

Report defilement cases on time to maintain evidence – Dr Darddey

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Dr Felix Darddey, the Medical Superintendent of the Elmina Polyclinic, has advised parents and guardians to immediately send their children who have been defiled...

Accessing emergency care, drivers must change attitudes

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Some drivers involved in a project seeking to address maternal health mortalities in Ashanti Region are calling on emergency health care professionals to exhibit...
Maternal mortality rate

Addressing maternal mortality: stakeholders advocate for community health fund

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Addressing maternal mortality: stakeholders advocate for community health fund The establishment of a health fund in rural communities to reimburse and incentivize taxi drivers who...
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UNFPA trains DOVSSU officials on online data management

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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in collaboration with the Ghana Police Service, on Monday began a three-day Data Management training for officers of...
health outreach

James Town basic schools benefit from health management programme

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More than 500 pupils from selected basic schools in the James Town in Accra on Wednesday received elaborate education on menstruation health management, as...
family planning

Kenya secures funding from UN for family planning

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Kenya has secured additional 387 million shillings (3.7 million U.S. dollars) from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in support of the country's request...
CSOs

CSOs urged to adhere to national guidelines on Comprehensive Sexuality Education

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Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) implementing Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) programmes across the country have been called to strictly adhere to the approved guidelines to...
commitment family planning

Ghana must take firm stands to achieve family planning targets

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Mr Niyi Ojuolape, the Country Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has called on the government of Ghana and stakeholders to make...
teenage pregnancy

Gender Department scales up efforts to address teenage pregnancy in Elmina

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The Central Regional Department of Gender on Wednesday organised a community documentary road show in Elmina to educate guardians, parents and community members on...
Advocacy Fgm

UNFPA Carries Out Advocacy and Sensitisation of FGM in Zongo Communities

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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Ghana, on Thursday, partnered the Ghanaian Association for Women’s Welfare, to organize an advocacy and sensitisation on Female...
Sexuality Education

PPAG Blames Hypocrisy for Hindering Sexual Education in Ghana

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Double standards and hypocrisy are the bane of effective sexuality education in the country, Mr Michael Tagoe, Youth Program Officer of the Planned Parenthood...
Rebecca Akufo-Addo,

Rebecca Foundation Pear Young Girls Mentors

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The Rebecca Foundation, in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has organised a programme to profile and pitch mentees with mentors under...