In the Criminal Offense Act (1960) of Ghana, Abduction is spelled out as detaining a child and preventing him from enjoying his lawful possession entitled to him. (Section 92) The Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit’s report on abduction cases in 2015 has been visualized in the info graph above.
As reported by the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU), the above info graph reveals a summary of reported cases from suspects and victims of incest. Out of the 27 cases reported in the year 2015, 48.15% were sent to court with 14.82% culprits convicted. A shocking realisation
Defilement in Ghana (A review of the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) Report, 2015)
WHAT DEFILEMENT IS According to the Criminal Offences Act-1960 (Act 29), section 101, Defilement of a child under 16 years of age: For the purposes of this Act, defilement is the natural or unnatural carnal knowledge of any child under sixteen years of age. Whoever naturally or unnaturally carnally knows