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The reality of male sexual abuse

In previous posts, we have used data from the Domestic Violence and Victims’ Support Unit of the Ghana Police Service to make the point that men are often the perpetrators of sexual abuse in Ghana. This is a fact that cannot be disputed based on the evidence and the data

By Princess Ndom, 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 Princess Ndom, 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 Princess Ndom, ago