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UG Award Laureate Campaigns for More Female Enrolment into Medical School

file imageRecord award winning graduate of the University of Ghana medical school Dr Ellen Boakye is calling for interventions to motivate more female students...

Otiko Djaba Denounces Assault On Alleged Female Thief

The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisa Djaba, has condemned the attack on an alleged female thief in Kumasi in the...
AMISOM

AU trains military officers on gender, human rights in Somalia

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said on Tuesday that it has kicked off a three-day training of gender focal persons to help...
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Survival Of Humanity At Risk – Minister

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science and Technology Innovation, on Monday asked Ghanaians to be safety conscious and change their attitudes for...
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Adults Entreated Not To Underestimate Capacity Of Children

Parents have been asked to create an enabling home environment that would encourage and give children the confidence to speak about any acts of...

Two MPs Filed A Writ To Revoke Otiko Djaba’s Appointment

Two Minority Members of Parliament on Thursday filed a writ at the Supreme Court to revoke the appointment of Ms Otiko Afisa Djaba as...

Gender Ministry to Empower Head Potters

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, will soon hold a national dialogue with key actors on how best to empower the porters...

12 More Ministers Sworn In

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday night swore into office 12 more ministers approved by Parliament, admonishing them to fulfil the constitutional requirement...

Otiko Djaba Marks 55th Birthday At Osu Children’s Home

Ms Otiko Afisa Djaba, Minister-Designate for Gender, Children and Social Protection on Monday marked her 55th birthday anniversary with the donation of toiletries and...

WiLDAF Not Pleased About Nana Addo’s Appointments

The Women in Law and Development Africa (WiLDAF) says the initial appointment of three females out of the 13 ministerial nominees announced by the...

Gender Ministry Denounces Violence on School Feeding Caterers

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, says it regrets pockets of attacks against caterers of the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) in...

NPP’s Women Leader to Head Gender & Social Protection Ministry

Otiko Afisah Djaba is 54 years old. She studied Information Systems in the UK, communications in Eygpt and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree...

Full Text Of Prof. Mike Ocquaye’s Speech

Full Text Introduction Your Ladyship the Chief Justice, My Lords Spiritual and temporal, Hon. Members of Parliament-Elect, Your Excellencies, Nananom, Niimei, Naamei, Political Parties Representatives, Press...
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NGO Deepens Public Awareness On Child Rights

Chiefs have been urged to take centre stage in campaign to end child marriages and provide more protection for children in their communities. Ms. Faustina...

Stakeholders Take Interest In Ghanaian Migrant Workers

Stakeholders in both internal and external migration has reaffirmed their commitment to increase protection and promotion for Ghanaian migrant workers. They pledged to ensure greater...
ECOWAS

ECOWAS Reviews Gender and Elections Strategic Framework

A two-day meeting to review and validate the ECOWAS Gender and Elections Strategic Framework (GESF) and Action Plan began Monday in Abuja, Nigeria. The ECOWAS...
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Gov’t Urged To Increase Budget For Child Right’s Advocacy

Mrs. Aba Oppong, Ashanti Regional President of the Ghana Coalition of Non-Governmental Organizations on the Rights of the Child, a civil-society organization, said this...

Beijing Snatches Mailed Fetus Gender Testing Kits

Beijing authorities said Wednesday they had seized fetus gender testing kits from the United States among parcels mailed to Chinese consumers who placed orders...
Politics

Ghana urged to raise women representation in politics

Ekutu Aukot, a former chair of Selection Panel, Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission of Kenya, said Africans must create a contest that will allow...
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TICAD VI Hosts UK-Japan Collaboration on gender and peacebuilding

The UK and Japanese Governments co-hosted an event in Nairobi, Kenya in the sidelines of the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD),...
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Women attend workshop on regular gender Sensitivity

The maiden edition of the workshop is being organised by the Women, Peace and Security Institute of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training...

Gender Programmes Needs More Funding

It has therefore appealed to stakeholders to complement the effort of MoGCSP to promote equality and equity for all. Dr Mrs Comfort Asare, the...
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Caitlyn Jenner Plans on going for another surgery soon

“She’s been talking to her doctors and she’s finally ready,” says a Caitlyn insider. “She’s turning 67 in October and is looking at this as...
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Ghana Adjudged Winners of Africa Gender Awards

At the ongoing Africa Union (AU) summit in Kigali, Rwanda, Ghana received the Africa Gender Awards for these efforts, the Presidency said in a...
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Gender cause will improve if more women go to parliament

The change would also help to reduce the many challenges faced by women nationwide, she added. Mrs Adu-Gyamfi said Parliament being the highest...

Gender Ministry & NHIA team up for the poor

Two leading government establishments are seen to be working so hard to bring relief onto many poor, aged and the handicapped in Ghana in...
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The Police also have rights just like all citizens including armed robbers

Human rights as we have all come to know, are rights that are inherent and universal to all human beings, whatever our race, gender,...

EASF searches for civilian experts for peace support jobs

Jobs for civilians in the EASF structure are in areas of political affairs, logistics, civil affairs, human rights, gender, child protection, and finance and...

Assist Sexually Abused Victims To Get Justice – Ministry

The Gender, Children and Social Protection Ministry has expressed concern about the low conviction rate of sexual and gender-based violence offences. The rate is put...
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UN conference advocates more for gender equality

A women-oriented conference kicked off here Monday at UN headquarters in New York with calls from top UN officials to "seize the day," ensure...