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Male sexual abuse: a victim’s story

As part of our 2-week camapign on male sexual abuse which ended a week ago, we asked male victims of sexual abuse to share their experience with us. We were able to get five male victims who were open to share their ordeal with us. They experienced sexual abuse at

By Princess Ndom, ago
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The reality of male sexual abuse

In previous posts, we have used data from the Domestic Violence and Victims’ Support Unit of the Ghana Police Service to make the point that men are often the perpetrators of sexual abuse in Ghana. This is a fact that cannot be disputed based on the evidence and the data

By Princess Ndom, ago
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Indecent Assault

Indecent assault, also known as groping is the most common forms of sexual assault worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO) published in an article in 2017 that globally, about 1 in 3 (35%) of women have experienced either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their

By Princess Ndom, ago
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Outreach to Luom Presby Basic School

On Tuesday, 19th March, 2019, Visuals for Gender paid a visit to Luom Presby Basic School, in the Shai Osudoku District in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day was ‘balance for better’, hence the purpose of the visit was to empower girls

By Princess Ndom, ago
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DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE WORKSHOP

The US Embassy in collaboration with Mobile Web Ghana organised a two-day training session for Civil Society Organizations and gender activists. The event was held at Mobile Web Ghana, from the 12th -13th of March, 2019. The workshop was aimed at equipping participants with the requisite skills and knowledge to

By Princess Ndom, ago