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Light Of Hope Foundation Empowers Rural Women

Upper East Women Gets Empowered by a Foundation

The Light of Hope Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) working at Sumbrungu-Asoegoom in the Bolgatanga Municipality has set up poverty reduction scheme to empower...
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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...
Economic - Training Women

Poor Rural Women Household Economic Security Must be Enhanced

Dr Francis Kusi, a Senior Research Scientist at the Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) of the Savannah Agricultural Research Institute (SARI) has...
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NETRIGHT Executes Rural Women Livelihood Project

Network for Women’s Rights in Ghana (NETRIGHT) has implemented a 30-month project dubbed: “Addressing Systematic Barriers to Enhance Gender Equality and Social Inclusion in...
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Kenyan campaigners root for land rights for rural women

Kenya should enact new legislation to eliminate institutional and cultural barriers that have denied rural women access to arable land, campaigners said on Sunday...
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Kilimanjaro Initiative-Advancing Rural Women’s Land Rights in Ghana

The issue of women’s land rights is one of the human rights issues that is not given enough attention; however, about 50% to 60%...
Ghana Celebrates International Womens Day

Ghana urged to support demands of rural women

The Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF-Ghana) and Oxfam in Ghana on Wednesday called on government, traditional leaders and other key stakeholders...

Dutch Foreign Affairs Ministry Support Project To Empower Women

About 6,000 rural women in eight districts in Ghana are to benefit from “women empowerment and rights project” to help reduce unpaid care work...

Upper East: Calls For Support For Rural Women In Agriculture

The Day which was instituted by the United Nations (UN) and celebrated on October 15 each year is used to recognize the role of...

CCFC remains committed to developing rural lives – Sinkari

He said one of the utmost priorities of CCFC was to address rural poverty and empowerment of women and children to ensure that they...
Lydia Sasu

Female farmer honoured with KLECKNER AWARD

Lydia Sasu received the award at the Global Farmer Awards Reception hosted by Truth About Trade & Technology Foundation / Global Farmer Network and...

Rural Women Playing Vital Roles In Food Security

By Samuel Hinneh Women in Ghana, and for that matter, rural women play a vital role in the attainment of food security. Through the production,...
CEDAW

Ghana records a decline in polygamy

(By Francis Ameyibor, GNA Special Correspondent; Geneva, Switzerland) Ghana on Friday outlined before the 59th Session of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of...
CEDAW

Eight Countries including Ghana appear before CEDAW

(By Francis Ameyibor, GNA Special Correspondent; Geneva, Switzerland) Eight Countries including Ghana are appearing before the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against...
Diamond Fm

Livelihoods of rural women threatened

Management of Diamond Fm, a Tamale based radio station has applauded rural women for their contribution towards enhancing agriculture and improving food security to...
Rural Women

Ghana commemorates International Day of Rural Women

Shea Network Ghana (SNG), a civil society organization, has condemned the destruction of shea trees for charcoal, plantation crops, construction and development as farm...