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U.S Embassy hosts Gender-based Violence workshop at Mobile Web Ghana

As part of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence worldwide, Visuals for Gender was privileged to participate in a workshop organized by the U.S Embassy in Ghana, in partnership with Mobile Web Ghana.

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Abduction cases reported by DOVVSU in 2015

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

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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