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Hundreds of Namibian school going girls benefit from sanitary project

Hundreds of school going girls in Namibia have benefited from a sanitary project aiming to create equal opportunities for girls to excel in school. ...
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Take Advantage Of The Opportunities In The ICT World – Communications Minister

The Minister for Communications, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has encouraged girls in Ghana’s basic schools to be passionate and take advantage of the ...
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UNESCO chief hails Xi’s pledge to women and girls development

Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, has made strong commitments to the development of women and girls as a UNESCO Special Envoy,...
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Sabrina Dhowre Had a Bachelorette Getaway with Her Girls in Utah

The 46-year-old actor popped the question to the model last February, and over the weekend she celebrated her forthcoming marriage to the 'Luther' star...
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Parents Encouraged to Train Their Girls at the Tertiary Level

A businesswoman in Sunyani, Mrs. Vivian Quansah, has entreated parents and guardians to give the necessary support to their adolescent girl-children to enable them...
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EXP Ghana Creates Awareness on female reproductive System for Girls

The female staff of EXP Ghana, part of Africa’s largest and leading experiential agency, led by Lydia Parker Wricketts, the Business Development Director, organized...
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Iron Folic Acid Supplements Lessens Anaemia in Girls

A study conducted by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has indicated an overall reduction in anaemia levels of girls in Junior and Senior High...
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MP Evaluates President’s SoNA for Failing to Address Kidnapping of Girls

Dr Bernice Adiku Heloo, Member of Parliament (MP) for Hohoe has faulted President Nana Akufo-Addo for not highlighting the issue of the three kidnappings...
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ARHR Equip Girls to Defend Their Rights

To mark the International Women’s Day on Friday, the Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR), provided some girls in the Ashiedu Keteke Sub-Metro with...
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St. Mary’s SHS Gets Empowered by Standard Chartered Bank

As part of the celebration marking this year’s International Women’s Day, the Standard Chartered Bank has organised a mentoring session for girls at the...
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Only 17 percent of rural women, girls in Namibia have access to improved sanitation...

Only 17 percent of women and girls living in rural areas in Namibia have access to improved sanitation facilities, Minister of Gender Equality and...
Demonstrators hold placards during a protest against Al shabab insurgents outside Lido beach in the Somali capital Mogadishu, on January 28, 2016. Al Shebab killed at least 19 people when five gunmen detonated a bomb before storming a restaurant in the at Lido beach on January 22, 2016. / AFP / MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB

Aid agencies call for strict measures to protect women, girls in Somalia

Aid agencies operating in Somalia on Sunday called for stern measures to protect women and girls in the Horn of Africa nation. The Somalia NGO...
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Stakeholders Address Anaemia in Adolescents Girls in Ashanti

The Ashanti Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has held a stakeholders’ meeting over the implementation of the Girls'-Folate Tablet Supplementation (GIFTS)...
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Government Charged to Lay Emphasis on STEM Education for Girls

The Youth Bridge Foundation has called on government to prioritise Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education for the girl-child and invest more in...
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1,000 Girls to Receive Training Under STEM Education project

The Space Science Systems Research Institute (SSSRI), an independent research institute, has announced plans to train 1000 girls at the basic and senior high...

Police caution girls on their Facebook friends

Mr David Eklu, the Director General of Public Affairs of the Ghana Police Service, has asked girls to be wary of friends they make...
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ActionAid Ghana Constructs for Sagnarigu Community a Girls Model School

Sagnarigu Girls’ Model School has been inaugurated in the Sagnarigu Municipality of the Northern Region to help teenage mothers and other girls to further...
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Zambia to issue 14,000 birth certificates to girls

Authorities in Zambia on Tuesday announced that about 14,000 girls will be issued with birth certificates in seven of the country's 114 districts as...

Increase Budget Allocation For DOVVSU To Carry Out Their Work – CDD-Ghana

The year 2018 has witnessed an increase in reportage on sexual misconduct cases involving school teachers and female students at different levels of our...
Education

Kenya pledges to boost school enrollment among girls

Kenya's Ministry of Education on Monday said it will enact far-reaching policy and legislative frameworks to boost school enrollment of girls in marginalized regions. Amina...

50 percent of Ghana’s public basic schools lack hygiene facilities for girls

Close to 50 percent of public basic schools in Ghana lack toilet and hygiene facilities for use by girls in their menstrual period, a...
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TLG Foundation plans on ways to protect Menstruating girls

The Touching Lives of Girls (TLG) Foundation has called for national action to protect menstruating school girls from stigma as Ghana celebrates global Menstrual...
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MTN Ghana Foundation Trains Girls in ICT

MTN Ghana, one of the leading telecommunications companies in the country, through its Foundation, has organized training in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for...
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Senegal’s harsh abortion law imprisons women and girls

Senegal’s criminal code completely prohibits abortion, while the Code of Medical Ethics allows an abortion if three doctors agree that the procedure is necessary...
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Unearthing the potentials of women and girls

“Women’s history is women’s right,” declared Gerda Lerner, considered the “mother” of Women’s History Month. “It is an essential, indispensable heritage from which...
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#DapchiGirls: SERAP to FG: Freed Girls Must Get Unrestricted Medical Care

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Government of President Muhammadu Buhari to “prioritise the well-being of the released Dapchi girls by...
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Tolon Residents Educated on The Side Effects of Unsafe Abortion

School girls and community members in the Tolon District have been sensitized on unsafe abortion practices as part of efforts to get citizens to...
anaemia

Campaign to Address Anaemia in Girls Launched

A programme to address anaemia amongst school girls to improve on their concentration levels in daily tasks and learning ability as well as overall...
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IFAD President: Agricultural Investment Can Change The Lives of Women & Girls

Investment in agriculture and rural development may be among the best ways for Canada to realize the goals of its new Feminist International Assistance...

Guardians urged to encourage female children

Two Traditional rulers in the Central Region have appealed to elderly people in towns and villages to help instil a high sense of cleanliness...