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Michelle Obama

The dice still rolls in discrimination

I recently read Michelle Obama’s book, “Becoming”. It was difficult not to imagine myself as a first lady because of the skilled rendition of...
HIV-and-AIDS

GAC says Increasing Stigma and Discrimination is Rapidly Spreading HIV/AIDS

For fear of stigma, sexually active people in the Bono, Bono East and Ahafo regions are not going for the free HIV/AIDS voluntary counseling...
HIV

Project Aimed at Reducing HIV Stigma and Discrimination Launched

The Ghana–West Africa Programme to Combat Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and Sexually Transmitted Infections (WAPCAS) has launched the Human Rights Intervention project to help...
Glo

Fired Female Staffs of Globacom Narrate Their Ordeal

Global System of Mobile Telecommunication (GSM), a technology that was introduced into Nigeria at the turn of the 21st century, with its attendant commercial...
HIV-and-AIDS

UN supports Angola to fight discrimination against HIV-positive people

The United Nations (UN) is committed to supporting Angola in coordinated multisectoral action to eliminate discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS. This statement was made...

Child marriage causing school drop out in U/E

Child marriage has been cited as one of the major factors that lead to school dropouts in most communities in the Upper East Region,...
corruption

Ghana’s failing public administration system

To suffocate means to find it difficult to breathe. Some common causes of suffocation are sleep apnea, inhalation of carbon mono-oxide, drowning, strangulation and...

First lady visits Gambaga witches camp

“It is about time we stopped discrimination against women, especially the elderly ones and rather show them love during their old age. They...

GRA Staff Takes Management to Court Over Unfair Promotions

About 177 staff of the Ghana Revenue Authority have sued their management over promotions. The workers who were due for promotion between 2008...

South African school bashed over hairstyle discrimination

Protesters gathered in front of the Pretoria High School for Girls, a school source, who did not want to be identified, said. A provincial education...

Myron AK Set To Release Another Masterpiece

Afro/dancehall artiste, Myron AK is set to release yet another masterpiece in September which will sweep music lovers off their feet. Produced by Dannybeatz, mixed and mastered...

Polls says majority of Hispanics were at the receiving end of discrimination

Fifty-two percent of U.S. Hispanics say they have experienced discrimination and being treated unfairly, according to the poll. Meanwhile, 58 percent of...
HIV

HIV care integration into health system must be speedy

This, they said was important to significantly reduce the discrimination and stigmatization. They pointed out that the segregation of consulting rooms for HIV patients in...
2015 World AIDS DAY

Ghana: New HIV/AIDS laws need anti-stigma provisions spelled out

The new bill, which is currently before parliament, seeks to repeal and replace the old law initiated in 2002 and to address the inadequacy...

Allied Health workers in Kintampo accuses govt of discrimination

The accusation of the allied health workers comes after government ordered for the recruitment of over 3000 unemployed nurses and midwives into the various...

Ghanaians urged to stop violating the rights of mental patients

He said anyone found culpable of violating the right of any mental patient would pay a fine of 500 penalty units, which is equivalent...
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Indonesian eastern locals clashes lives 34 injured and two deaths

Eighteen out of the injured have been suffering from serious wounds in the clashes which erupted on April 9, head of operation at local...

Greece celebrates International day against discrimination programs for refugees

by Maria Spiliopoulou Greece marked on Monday the International Day Against Discrimination and the World Poetry Day, both celebrated on March 21 every year, with...
MTN Women Day Celebration

Women Must Play Equal Leadership Roles In Society – Cynthia Lumor

The 2000 Population Census estimated the population of Ghana to 18.9 million made of about 50.52% women. With an economically active population of 8.2 million(15years+),...
Gun

Discrimination concerns raised over police officer’s conviction

Upon hearing the Brooklyn state jury verdict, Peter Liang, who accidentally shot and killed Akai Gurley in November 2014, buried his head in his...

HIV/AIDS anti-stigmatization ambassadors unveiled

According to JCI Ghana Projects Director, Muhammed Alhassan Yakubu, “the project among others seeks to reduce further spread of HIV infections in the Kumasi...

Violence Against Older People needs a multidisciplinary Approach

More than a quarter of the elderly in Moldova (28.6%) have suffered violence and abuse while in a quarter of cases, the abuser was...

US government funds GAF HIV/AIDS campaign

The 19-page booklet emphasises HIV prevention, particularly mother to child transmission, slashing new infections by 50 per cent, and combating mortality and morbidity in...
Old women

Older people advocate for the protection of their rights

Among the actions planned, campaigners will be sheltering under umbrellas to symbolise the protection of their rights. The actions are part of HelpAge International?s...
abortion

Global Day for Safe and Legal Abortion held in Accra

The CEO of Global Media Foundation, Raphael Godlove Ahenu has asserted that access to safe and legal abortion accompanied by accurate information and...
abortion

NGO campaigns for legalization of abortion in Ghana

Organized by Safe Abortion Action Fund, Global Media Foundation and Save Ghana, the launch was on the theme: ?Abort the stigma, bust the myths...
Womens Rights

Women should challenge men in leadership roles

The General Secretary of the Ghana Mineworkers? Union (GMWU), Mr. Prince William Ankrah has challenged women in Ghana?s labour unions to compete with their...
Paul Kagame

Kagame is a Freedom Fighter not a Power hungry President

Kagame did not choose to be the president of Rwanda, instead it is Rwandans who chose him through a democratic process to lead them,...

Girls should fight for high positions in society

The 2015 Annual Northern Girls? Camp has ended in Tamale at the weekend with a call on female students not to be discouraged by...
Asantehen Otumfuo Osei Tutu ll

Otumfuo Osei Tutu ll calls for peace and unity to spur development

The City of Columbus, Ohio was thrown into a state of jubilation and celebration by the well-wishers, family members amid dancing and drumming...