VISUALS FOR GENDER, an open data project funded by AmplifyChange, is organising a two-day gender hackathon and stakeholders engagement at Mobile Web Ghana, Agboba – North Legon. This is scheduled to take place on Friday, the 2nd of March and Saturday, the 3rd of March, 2018. The goal of the
The above visualization is a summary of assault cases in Ghana reported to DOVVSU from 2014 – 2016. Firstly, we looked at victims of this criminal act, suspects, the relationship that exists between them and then how many cases were recorded under each relationship. Assault, is defined by the
Whenever there is news of a crime that has been committed anywhere in the country, calls for justice for the victim is one of the most common reactions the news evokes. Justice served comforts the victim by assuring him/her the law is on the side of those who have suffered
Tuesday, 17th October 2017 we were at Dialogue Genitalia at the ETS drama studio, University of Ghana, Legon. The theme for the open forum was ‘Men as victims of sexual abuse’. The event was designed to ‘provide a safe space for members of the opposite sex to discuss sexuality and reproductive
Domestic Violence refers to violent acts or threats of violence against another person living in the same household (or neighborhood), especially a family member or an intimate partner. Ideally, the home is the last place we would expect criminal activities to take place. Since it is a place inhabited by
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.