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Zimbabwe

UN hails Zimbabwe’s strides in gender equality

The Zimbabwe government has prioritized 10 out of the 17 new SDGs with gender equality among the prioritized goals. The UN...

Gender and land rights program introduced in UCC

The School, on the theme: “Re-Activating Gender-sensitive research on land commodification, land tenure and gender in Africa” is providing young academicians the relevant theoretical...

We Must Ensure Zero Discrimination On Gender, Nationality, Age And Religion

Tomorrow, 1st March, people around the world will be joining together to celebrate Zero Discrimination Day. This year's theme is Stand Out and encourages...
Law

Civilisation relies on tenet of law

One of the things that distinguish human beings from animals is the sense of law and order. Apart from our ability to create an ordered...
Nana Oye Lithur

Aged in Wa get registered for free on NHIS

At a ceremony on Wednesday in Wa to register the aged, Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, said government was...
Nana Oye Lithur

Ministry assess its sector’s performance as related to MDGs

The two-day ASPR provided a platform for the MoGCSP, its Departments, Development Partners, Civil Society Organisations and other stakeholders to assess the sector’s performance...

Experts to review progress of gender, social development in Africa

The experts have met for the two-day meeting of the Economic Commission for Africa's (ECA's) Committee on Gender and Social Development (CGSD), which is...
HelpAge

Ministry for Older People, a step in the right direction – HelpAge

HelpAge International has welcomed news of the announcement of a specific ministry for older people in Tanzania for the first time in the country’s...

African experts mull gender-sensitive education system

The three-day workshop, which has brought together education experts from AU member states, aims at identifying effective strategies that will pave the way for...

Human rights is not about the law, but enforcement

Participants, who included representatives of Civil Society Groups, Security agencies and the media, said the issue was not about the law, but rather the...
r Based Violence must end

Ghana needs holistic approach to end gender based violence – Gender Advocate

“As the world marks the 24th anniversary of the declaration of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, initiated in 1991, Ghana...

Tanzania Records High Rates of Gender Based Violence

TGNP Executive Director, Ms Lillian Liundi It indicates that 60 per cent of the violence was conducted by family members, where 21.6 per cent...

Ghana To Mark Activism Against Gender-Based violence

Corporate entities have also been urged to support efforts at ending gender-based violence by funding focused campaigns as Ghana prepared to mark the 24th...

FGM incidences reduce in Upper West Region

The Department of Gender and Social Protection has said there has been a major reduction in the incidence of female genital mutilation in the...
LEAP

Gender Ministry disburses LEAP funds

BY Mohammed Suleman The payment to be made today, is the 39th cycle cash transfer by the Ministry since the inception of the programme. Addressing a...

11, 152 households to benefit from NHIA

The Greater Accra, Ashanti, Western, Central and Volta regions are benefiting from the exercise under the Emergency LEAP programme launched by the Ministry in...

Kate Winslet Refers to Gender Pay Gap Is ‘Vulgar

Unlike Jennifer Lawrence who wrote an essay about sex-based pay gap in film industry, Kate Winslet opted to evade the issue. In a recent...

Gender Ministry aims to Promote Equality

The stakeholders extolled the Gender Ministry for its efforts at women's empowerment and advocating for safer environments for women, but urged it to intensify...

Jennifer Lawrence Says Her Character in Hunger Games’ Was Inspired By Her Essay

Jennifer Lawrence’s Gender Wage Gap Essay Inspired by Her ‘Hunger Games’ Character Jennifer Lawrence reveals how her character in “The Hunger Games” trilogy inspires...

Reproductive health education being stepped up

The Ghana Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Coalition on the Right of the Child is spearheading the activity with support from the Gender, Children and Social...
Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender at a public forum

Ministry of Gender disclose strategic road map

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection on Monday disclosed a strategic road map to ensure gender equality and equity for the empowerment...
Children begging on the street

children must be stopped from begging in streets

Mr. Samuel Yaw Arhin, the Upper Denkyira-West District Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), said the situation was completely unaccepted and...
ECOWAS

ECOWAS reviews disaster management infrastructure

The experts have also reported the disconnect between disaster management and development planning as a whole with a view to coming up with an...
United Nations

UN celebrates 70 years of serving humanity

On this momentous and memorable occasion, the UN Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki-moon, issued a statement, urging all and sundry to harness their resources, both...
Nana Oye Lithur

Department of Social Welfare renamed

Nana Oye Lithur, the sector Minister said, the new name was to reflect the welfare and service roles played by the Department. Nana Oye Lithur...
Nana Oye Lithur

LEAP is making notable advancement – Nana Oye Lithur

She announced that a study by the United Nations International Children’s Fund had revealed that every GHȼ 1.00 injected into a LEAP community...
ECOWAS

UNSCR 1325 Reviewed In Accra

The meeting is under the theme ?15 years of Implementing UNSCR 1325 in West Africa: Looking Back and Looking Forward?. The UNSCR 1325 gave the...

Women advocate equal internet access

Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) gender policy officer, Irene Murungi said it?s important to get more Ugandan women involved in internet policy debates.?WOUGNET envisions...
Nana Oye Lithur at UN with German Chancellor

Oye Lithur makes strong case for economic empowerment of women at UN

Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has called on United Nations to make a strong commitment for the economic empowerment...
Anas

How to transform Ghana’s Judiciary using the Kenyan Experience

The turbulence that has rocked Ghana's Judicial Service, following the latest investigative work of Anas Aremeyaw Anas gives clear indication that the time is...