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Succession Laws

Komfueku Community Sensitised on Succession Laws and Domestic Violence

A day’s community meeting on domestic violence and succession laws has been organised for the Komfueku community in the western Region with a call...
domestic violence

Australian Government Plans Massive Investment to Curb Domestic Violence

The Australian government has announced 328 million Australian dollars (232.3 million U.S. dollars) in funding to combat domestic violence. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said...
Gender violence

Ghana’s Shelter for Domestic Violence Soon to Become Operational

Mrs Gifty Twum-Ampofo, the Deputy Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has hinted that the Domestic Violence Shelter would be completed soon and...
CDD Ark

CDD-Ghana,Ark Foundation mark ‘World Day of Social Justice’

The Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), in collaboration with the Ark Foundation, has marked this year’s ‘World Day of Social Justice’ with a...
domestic violence

Aussie PM Pledges to provide funding for domestic violence and terrorism

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a major funding package to combat "new and emerging threats" to community safety. Addressing the National Press...
Wpid Black Woman Domestic Violence

In 2018 DOVVSU registered 15.21 % Case Increment – DSP

The Brong-Ahafo Regional office of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service in 2018 recorded a 15.21 per...
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...
domestic violence

Australian High Commission finances domestic violence campaign

The Australian High Commission has donated GH¢197,366.95 to the Pearl Safe Haven as part of its global commitment to addressing the scourge of domestic...

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...

NGO to implement Violence Against Women watchers group

The Hope For Future Generations (HFFG), a Non-governmental Organisation will implement a "Violence Against Women (VAW) watchers group" programme in selected mining communities in...
court

Driver, 51 charged with defilement

A 51 year old driver who claimed his penis was malfunctioning because he had High Blood Pressure has appeared in court accused of defiling...

Driver remanded for defiling 14 year old girl

A 37-year-old driver who is accused of defiling a 14 year old girl at Dansoman- Pambros has been remanded into Police custody by an...
rape

Technician of Accra Technical University refused bail

An Accra District Court has turned down the bail application of Richard Adu Boakye, a Technician of the Accra Technical University who allegedly raped...
court

Cobbler, 40 in court for allegedly impregnating 14 year old

A 40 year old cobbler has been put before an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly abducting and impregnating a 14 year old girl at...
court

Labourer Appears Before Court For Defilement

Godslove Livinus, a 29-year-old labourer accused of defiling a 13 year old girl in a vegetable farm near the Kotoka International Airport,...
arrested

Accra Technical University Technician Re-Arrested For Rape

Richard Adu Boakye, a Technician of the Accra Technical University who allegedly raped a 24 year student after she engaged in examination malpractices has...
Court

Businessman Granted Bail For Defiling 13 Year Old

A Circuit Court in Accra has granted bail to Hamza Iddrisu, a businessman who is accused of defiling a 13 year old girl at...
rape

Security Man Allegedly Rapes 19 Year Cook

Carlos Armah, a 24 year old security man accused of raping a 19 year old lady cook at an Osu based restaurant at ...
lawsuit

Supreme Court Judge Recommends Amendment Of Criminal Laws

Mrs Sophia Ophelia Adjeibea Adinyira, a Supreme Court Judge, has recommended the amendment of Ghana’s criminal laws to make defilement a first degree felony. “Section...

Osinbajo Frowns Upon Domestic Violence

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday decried domestic violence against women and said anyone who does not love his wife certainly does not love...
Court

3 Kids Allegedly Defiled By Their Uncle

Richard Isaac Dankyi, who allegedly took turns to have anal sex with three kids, two males aged six and eight years respectively at Teshie,...
Teenage pregnancy

Chief Worried About Rate Of Teenage Pregnancies

Nana Bosomprah Kese II, the chief of Assin Anyinabrimin in the Assin South District, has expressed concern about the spate of teenage pregnancies in...
Defilement

11 Year Old Girl Defiled After Going To Watch Telenovela

A storekeeper accused of defiling an 11 year old girl after going to watch a Telenovela in his room has appeared before an Accra...
DOVVSU

DOVVSU Issue Battle Cry Against Surge in Child Marriage

The Brong-Ahafo Regional Coordinator of the Police Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) has issued a battle cry against the surge in child...

Alleged Human Traffickers Arreseted

A combine team of Police, Bureau of National Investigation (BNI) and Ghana Immigration Service personnel, have apprehended three people at Agona Swedru for allegedly...
jail

Taxi Driver Imprisoned For Defiling Girl Through The Anus

A taxi driver who defiled an eight year old girl through her anus in a bathroom at Mamprobi has been sentenced to 25 years...

Lower Cases Of Domestic Violence Recorded In Central Region

The Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service in the Central Region recorded 2,668 cases of domestic violence in...
Syrian refugees block the railway tracks in Eidomeni at Greece-Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) buffer zone to protest against erratic opening of the border crossing on March 3, 2016. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos) (zw)

Infant dies of domestic violence on Greece’s Crete island

A five-month-old infant died during a domestic violence incident on Crete island, police announced on Thursday. The boy who succumbed to the...

Group advocates for the trial of Bishop Obinim

According to a statement signed by Barima Akwasi Amankwah, the Acting National Co-ordinator of GNCRC and copied to Ghana News Agency, said a video...
domestic violence

Gender Ministry unveils research report on domestic violence

The study aimed to comprehend the incidence, attitudes, determinants and consequences of domestic violence a statement signed by Karimatu Anas, the Public Relations Officer...