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IF THE WATCHMAN IS PERPETUATING THE CRIME, THEN.. – GENDER PRO

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) for the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Abubakar Sadique, has stated that if the watchman paid to protect lives seems to perpetuate crimes, then the country has a long way to go. Speaking on the issue of the Ministry’s next action, he said they

GHANA MARKS WORLD CHILD LABOUR DAY

LABOUR DAY

The term Child Labour refers to activities done by children which are a deterrent to their health education and development. Child labour also affects their potential and dignity. Children involved in labour usually engage in works such as prostitution, trafficking, mining and other illegal activities. According to Abubakar Saddick, the Public Relations Officer

GHANA TO MARK 2018 WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOUR

On Tuesday June 12, 2018. Ghana will join the rest of the world to mark this year’s World Day against Child Labour (WDCAL) on the theme: “Resist Child Labour. Improve the Safety and Health of Young workers towards Achieving SDG Goals 8.” The annual event was launched by the International Labour

LACK OF LOGISTICS AFFECTING STAFF OF GHANA LEGAL AID

Law

Ghana Legal Aid Scheme is on the verge of collapsing as staff depends on donors for survival due to its countless challenges. The Ghana Legal Aid scheme is a public service organization within the Justice delivery system of Ghana. It is one of the component institutions over which the Ministry for

HAS KENYANS HOMOPHOBIA GONE TOO FAR?

The Cannes Film Festival – a place of creativity and freedom of art is overshadowed by the fact, that one movie was banned in its country of origin. This worldwide festival is celebrated from 18th to 19th May. While many international producers attending every year, it was the debut of the

FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION (FGM) – STILL AN ONGOING ISSUE

More than 200 million women in Africa and the Middle East are affected by female genital mutilation (FGM). It appears to be an obsolescent idea, which belongs to the less-developed past, but the numbers are telling us otherwise. In the North of Ghana, the rate of female circumcision amounts 10

A CHILD FOR GHANA

“This is unacceptable; poverty is no excuse to sell a child off. That child is for Ghana!” This quote from Ms. Otiko Afisah Djaba, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection is according to the gradually emerging discovery of the establishment of so-called “Baby factories” in the rural areas of

CONTROL IS NOT LOST – AMBROSE DERY

Ambrose Dery, the Interior Minister pointed out that the State hasn’t lost control of the country’s security situation, based on the recent shooting and killing of a police officer at the Kwabenya District Police Headquarters and other occurrences. Suspected armed robbers on Sunday dawn, attacked the Kwabenya Police Station which resulted

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