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DOVVSU Records Over 2,500 Sexual, Gender Based Violence

The Regional Coordinator of DOVVSU, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) George Appiah-Sakyi who disclosed this, said until last year, about 50 percent of the...
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DOVSSU reveals statistics on violence against women

Available statistics from the Unit indicates that the country recorded 17,778 cases of various forms of violence in 2014, with assault on women being...
FGM

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...
violence

Making the stand against women a collective responsibility

Sexual and gender-based violence is the most extreme form of the global and systemic inequality experienced by women and girls. It knows no geographic,...
Dr Victor Bampoee

Minister inaugurates Brain and Sex Clinic

Addressing the audience as a Guest Speaker, Dr Bampoe said according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), out of the 27.1 million people living...
prison

Farmer gets 12 years for defilement

The convict, Joseph Ampong alias Ekow, pleaded not guilty but the Court presided over by Madam Sedina Agbemava, found him guilty. Assistant Superintendent of Police...

Carly Simon reveals the brain behind her You’re So Vain song

For unknown reason, Carly Simon decided to reveal the person who inspired her hit song “You’re So Vain” after 44 years. The 70-year-old singer...

Orlando Bloom Plays A Victim of Sexual Abuse in ‘Romans’

Orlando Bloom joins indie British movie “Romans” as a man who was abused by a priest when he was a child. Ludwig Shammasian and...
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...

Duggars?Homeschool Ministry Dragged to Court Over Child Sexual Abuse

The Duggars of ?19 Kids and Counting? is facing another sex scandal. Five women sued the family?s go-to conservative homeschooling program The Institute in...

Bill Cosby Cases of Sexual Assault and Drugging Continue to Pour In

Women accusing Bill Cosby of sexual assault and drugging grew in numbers. Three more came to public at a press conference held Wednesday, September...
Family Planning

Health ministry launches family planning week

Rapid population growth has also been identified as having negative impacts on overstretched health systems and other resources and amenities, Dr Bampoe said at...
Dr. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu

Dr. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu honoured for success prostate cancer

"We read about your call to the Ghanaian government to introduce a specific screening policy for prostate cancer in Ghana, and I'm contacting you...

More Trouble for Bill Cosby As Two More Women Come Forward

Apparently a lot of women hold the grudge against Bill Cosby. Two more women came forward as the victims of Cosby?s sexual assault, bringing...

Bill Cosby fights to keep old court records on sexual abuse from being released

Bill Cosby Bill Cosby is trying to keep court records relating to an old sexual abuse lawsuit sealed. The 77-year-old comedian told a Pennsylvania...

sh4bn released by Rutgers for sexual and reproductive health

The Netherlands Ambassador to Uganda Alphons Hennekens (L) shakes hands with The Netherlands Ambassador for SRHR & HIV/AIDS Lambert Grijns as Rutgers country director...

Investigation begun into Sri Lanka women cricket

Cricket is Sri Lanka?s most popular sport The ministry said evidence of sexual harassment was uncovered in an investigation begun last year. It was launched following...

Men, women and children abused in Egypt to stamp public protest

A report by the organisation suggests men, women and children are being abused ?to eliminate public protest?. Many are subjected to virginity tests, rape and...

Essentially, the issue of child abuse in October 1

I confess that I am not a great fan of Nollywood. It is very rare for me to sit down and watch a Nollywood...

13-year-old girl attacked by Sexual predator

Mohammad Khaliqi, 31, of San Jose was arrested in the 1400 block of School Street in San Leandro, Calif. on Friday, May 8,...

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