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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
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SOFTWARE FREEDOM DAY

The Software Freedom Day event came off successfully on Saturday, 15th of September, 2018. The event was held at the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT-Advanced Information Technology Institute, located at 2nd Avenue Ridge.   Software Freedom Day is a day set aside in September of every year

By Puplampu Joshua, ago
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Visuals for Gender Hackathon

Visuals for Gender successfully organized a two-day hackathon and stakeholder engagement under the theme Hacking for Gender: Combating gender-based violence with the power of technology. The event was held at Mobile Web Ghana on 2nd and 3rd March 2018. The training session/hackathon held on the first day was specially designed

By derrickkorku, ago