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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
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CONSENT CULTURE

Our world today breeds differing opinions when it comes to respecting ones rights. Consent culture has become a household name, yet the question is, are people fully given the rights to freely express themselves and uphold their values? Consent culture is often linked to people having absolute rights to their bodies

By Puplampu Joshua, ago
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CULTURE AND GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

Gender-based violence is prevalent all over the world. It is alarming to know that women and children form as the dominant victims of abuse. It is prudent for everyone to understand that, gender-based violence is not only a societal issue but a world issue. Efforts by NGOs/CSOs, government, gender-activists, etc

By Puplampu Joshua, ago
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Ending Female Genital Mutilation with Maps.

One of the prevalent acts of gender-based violence across Africa is Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). It is defined as the cutting of the female genitalia for cultural or religious reasons. Perpetrators are emboldened by some primitive cultural beliefs that were used in the olden days (especially in rural areas) to

By Puplampu Joshua, ago