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Street Children

Ghana calls for unity in upholding children’s right

Ghana's Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGCSP) on Tuesday called on all stakeholders including parents, teachers, and community leaders who handle children...
Forum Sheroes

SHEROES forum underway in Accra

All is set for the opening of the Eighth International “SHEROES” Forum to open in Accra on Thursday, May 16, for women leaders from...
school feeding

Ghana Government assures caterers payments of all arrears

Madam Cynthia Mamle Morrison, Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection has assured caterers under the Ghana School Feeding Programme(GSFP) that government would soon...
Dialogue Women

STAR-Ghana and Gender Ministry Dialogue on Ghanaian Woman Status

The STAR-Ghana Foundation in collaboration with the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) on Friday, organised a national dialogue on the status...
Women Empowerment

MOGCSP 2019 Budget gives No Consideration to Gender

Dr. Kojo Appiah-Kubi, Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Gender, Children and Social Protection has described the 2019 budget of the Ministry of...
Blunt and rusted tools used for genital mutilation ( PA )

Ghana’s Gender Minister Disapproves Subversive FGM Practice

Madam Cynthia Mamle Morrison, the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has condemned ongoing underground practices of Female Genital Mutilation, (FGM) in some...
Blunt and rusted tools used for genital mutilation ( PA )

Ghana intensifies fight against female genital mutilation

Ghana's Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGCSP) on Wednesday joined the rest of the world to condemn the practice of female genital...

MoGCSP Commemorates Day Of Zero Tolerance For FGM

6th February, marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The day is celebrated globally as part of the UN’s...
gender-minister-support

Ministry of Gender goes to the aid of 5-year old boy with amputated arm

Ms Cynthia Morrison, Minster for Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP), has offered to sponsor the education of the five-year old boy whose left...
Mr Niyi Ojoulape, the UNFPA Country Representative presenting the items to Dr Afisah Zakariah, the Chief Director of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection.

Gender Ministry’s Domestic Violence Unit Gets Support from UNFPA

The United Nation’s Population Fund (UNFPA) on Thursday presented office equipment including Lap and Desk top computers, an HP Printer and chairs to the...
Maputo Protocol

Ghana Marked High Under Maputo protocol

The Gender for Empowering Development (GenCED), a non-profit organisation has launched a Maputo scorecard report for Ghana on Articles four and 13 of the...
Gender Centre for Empowering Development (GenCED)

Gender Rights Fights Must Come with More Awareness Campaign

Mrs Comfort Asare, Director, Gender Department of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has called for more awareness creation and sensitization of...
teenage pregnancy

Minister Encourage Stiffer Punishment for Men Who Impregnate Teenagers

Madam Cynthia Mamle Morrison, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP), has expressed concern over the increasing rate of teenage pregnancy in the...
Child abuse

Gender Ministry Advises Public to Report Abuse Cases Quickly

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) has urged the public not to sit unconcerned but promptly report abuse cases they were...
Ghanaian Female Porters

Gender Ministry Pledges to End Ghana’s “Kayayei” Situation

Dr Comfort Asare, Director of the Department of Gender of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP), said the Ministry was developing...

Convicted juveniles must be close to parents – Professor

Professor Robin Walker Sterling, Law Consultant, University of Ghana, has underscore the need for the establishment of remand homes for juvenile offenders in all...

Ghana Gov’t takes steps to enhance lives of women

The Government has taken concrete steps to enhance the lives of women and creating an enabling environment for their progress and advancement, Madam Otiko...

Cocoa farmers urged to prioritise children’s education

The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Ms Otiko Afisah Djaba has called on Cocoa farmers in Ghana to prioritise their children’s education...

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...

Ghanaians encouraged to join movement Against Child Abuse

The ministries of Gender, Children and Social Protection and Local Government and Rural Development, in collaboration with UNICEF, have launched a national campaign to...
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...
Otiko Afisah Djaba

Ghana Gov’t Committed To Free And Quality Education

Ms Otiko Afisah Djaba, Minister of Gender, children and Social Protection, has said Government is committed to ensuring that every Ghanaian child of school...

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...

Gender Minister Urge Ghanaians To Celebrate Men

Madam Afisa Otiko Djaba, the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has urged Ghanaians to appreciate and celebrate men on World International Men’s...
Students of Kuskuwam Primary School have a meal which is through a school feeding program, in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, Nov. 26, 2015. The school feeding program is part of a 170,000 U.S. dollars fund from International Development Department of the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation, through Yenat Weg Charitable Association to support more than 1,100 needy students in five Ethiopian public primary schools.(Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)

National Coordinator of School Feeding Calls For Calm

Dr Kwame Adu-Nsiah, the National Coordinator of the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) has called for calm in the operations of the School Feeding...
U.S And Ghana

U.S And Ghanaian Officials Mark Progress In Addressing Child Trafficking

Senior officials from the U.S. Government and the Government of the Republic of Ghana met on October 25 to discuss progress in achieving the...

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...
school feeding

School Feeding Caterers Funds Released

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGC&SP) said has said Ten Million Ghana Cedis (Gh¢10,000,000.00) has been released to enable it settle...
Ghanaian Female Porters

MoGCP to offer kayayei, hawkers and beggars assistance

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) will next month roll out a programme dubbed “Operation get off the Street now for...

Gender Ministry to get all street children in school by September

Children of school going age must be off the street come September, Madam Otiko Afisa Djaba, the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection...