21 May 2012
ACCRA, Ghana --- Sixteen-year-old Sahada was pulled out of school when her family arranged a marriage for her. But it wasn’t what she wanted. “I wanted to remain in school and learn,” she said through a translator. “My... Read more
1 June 2011
Discussions on conflict and peacekeeping in Africa have often ignored the role of women. But this reality is gradually changing, as a growing body of activists, academics and policymakers bring women to the forefront of... Read more
22 September 2010
“We are 1.8 billion and we are ready to get involved. We are not just resources, we are partners and we are ready to make a significant contribution to the MDGs,” said Samuel Kissi, a youth activist from Ghana. He... Read more
24 January 2010
Obstetric fistula, associated with incontinence and social isolation, is hardly glamorous. But two African beauty queens – Miss Ghana@50 and Miss Liberia 2009 – are using their glamour and recognition to raise awareness... Read more
1 July 2002
In recognition of monumental efforts and achievements, the United Nations today acknowledged Dr. Kwasi Odoi-Agyarko and EngenderHealth for their contributions to increasing the awareness of, and providing solutions to,... Read more
20 November 2007
HO, Ghana — Assistant Commissioner of Police, Beatrice Vib-Sanzire, is a woman on a mission. This modern-day crusader as head of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) wants all children and women in... Read more

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