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District Assembly Elections: Gomoa Central MP Preaches Gender Balance

A female Law Maker has urged women to avail themselves in the upcoming District Assembly elections to ensure equal representation at the local governance...
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Gender and Land Right Project safely store results in Northern Region

Gender and Land Rights Phase II Project to highlight and support initiatives that enhance rural women's participation in land related decisions has yielded results...
Blg Women Day

Stakeholders ask government to make gender sensitive policies

Stakeholders at this year’s World Women’s Day celebration have called on government to formulate gender balanced programmes and policies to address the numerous challenges...
Samira Bawumia

Gender Equality Promotion and Violence Prevention Move Together

Mrs Samira Bawumia, the Wife of the Vice President, on Friday said the promotion of gender equality is an essential part of violence prevention. She...
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...
Burundian women

Gender Advocates inspire women to draw their career paths

Mrs Amma Korantemaa Ansah, the General Manager of Resources, Enterprise Group, has called on young ladies to discover their purpose and confidently pursue a...
ida b. wells barnett marching in washington d.c. womens suffrage demonstration in 1913

Further Reflections on Women’s Suffrage and African Emancipation

African American History Month Series No. 4 From the antebellum period through the Civil War and Jim Crow the issues of gender and race were...
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U.S Airlines to Give Non-Binary Passengers A Gender Option

Major U.S. airlines will offer passengers gender options other than "male" or "female" in their ticketing process, U.S. media reported. U.S. industry trade group Airlines...
Ms Esi Andoh, Executive Secretary, IWEN

IWEN Advocates for a gender sensitive society in Ghana

A civil society actor has advocated for a gender sensitive society that will provide opportunity for indigenous women to contribute to the decision making...
TVET Dialogue

Stakeholders debate over TVET in attempt to cut gender stereotyping

Ms Barbara Asher Ayisi, the Deputy Minister of Education in charge of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), says girls were underrepresented in...
Gender violence

African women judicial actors vow to curb gender-based violence

African women justice actors have inked a commitment to stepping up efforts to combat gender-based violence (GBV) in the continent. Representatives...
IFC

Better performing companies have gender balanced boards – IFC Report

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and the State Secretariat of Economic Affairs of Switzerland (SECO), have...
In observance of International Women’s Day, participants march from the centre of Monrovia to the Temple of Justice, home of the Liberian Supreme Court, where they staged a peaceful sit-in protest against gender-based violence. UN Photo/Eric Kanalstein

Nigeria’s fight against Sexual and Gender Based Violence

Introduction Sexual and Gender based violence (SGBV) is one of the most extreme expression of unequal gender relations in society. First and foremost, it is...

Engaging Men; A Path To Reducing Maternal Mortality Rates In Ghana

Men usually shy away from participating in maternal and child related activities because they feel it is an issue that concern only women. Meanwhile...

Ghana Success on Gender Must Be Applauded

Mr Patrick Awuah, President of Ashesi University has suggested that in order to advance gender issues in Ghana, the country needs to begin celebrating...
Gender violence

Lack of mainstreaming Gender causing under-development

The Lack of mainstreaming Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) in the operationalisation of most of the Municipal and District Assemblies have been identified...
food aid

Scaling-up Evergreen Agriculture Project kicks off

A new Food Security and Climate Change Project, dubbed, “Scaling-up Evergreen Agriculture Project” is to kick start in the Bawku West, Garu and Mion...
former President, Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings

Rawlings underlines need to keep Ghana clean

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has underlined the need for everybody to find space to contribute to the effort at keeping the nation clean...
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...

High dependency on donor funding hindering climate change efforts

A findings from the Regional Diagnostic Study (RDS) conducted in Ghana and Mali has identified the high dependency on donor communities for funds to...
Otiko Djaba

Four Suspended in Connection with School Feeding

Four communicators of the NPP in the Northern Region have been suspended in connection with the raging row over the School Feeding Program in...
President Nana Akufo-Addo

Ghana’s President Underscores Need For Women Development

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo - Addo on Tuesday underscored the critical importance of women to development, saying that increasing their participation in decision-making...

Stakeholders Call For Legislation To Govern Child Pornography

A law lecturer has called for a comprehensive legislation, criminalizing and punishing child pornography and other emerging forms of child sex abuse. Professor Robin Walker...

GNAT Holds Maiden Biennial Women Empowerment Summit

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has called on Government to ratify the International Labour Organisation (ILO) convention on maternity protection as a...
Financial And Transnational Crimes

GIABA, EGDC hold review meeting on financial and transnational crimes in West Africa

The Intergovernmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) and the ECOWAS Gender Development Centre (EGDC) will be organizing a Joint Regional...

Caterers on School Feeding Demand Payments of Arrears

Scores of caterers for the National School Feeding program earlier this morning besieged the premises of the Ministry for Gender, Children and Social Protection...

Nana Addo Express Confidence Ghana AIDS Commission Board

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday stressed the need to extend HIV/AIDS prevention interventions to all segments of the population in order to...

Mrs Augustina Gyamfi is Still Acting Ashanti Regional Director of Gender

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has called on the public to disregard reports of Mr Samuel Oduro being appointed as the...

Getting Rid Of The Gender Specific Awards

The MTV Movie and TV Awards have scrapped gender-specific categories after Billions star Asia Kate Dillon raised the issue ahead of this year’s Emmys....

First Lady Vows to Use Her Position to Push for Gender Parity

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Ghana’s First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo has pledged to advocate for an increase in women participation in politics. This...