Tag: baby

Inside Sierra Leone’s maximum security prison for women

The number of female prisoners in Sierra Leone has doubled in the last three years. There are only two separate detention facilities for female prisoners in the country. The largest separate detention facility is the Freetown Female Correctional Centre which holds around 90 female prisoners and their children. Women on death row or those who are serving […]

Government shifts focus to empower rural girls-Kampala

 Empowerment of rural women and girls will be the national focus of this year’s International Women’s Day whose celebrations are at Busubuzi Core Primary Teachers’ College in Mityana District. Ms Peace Mutuuzo, the Minister of State for Gender and Culture Affairs, said the Uganda National Household Survey 2017 established that 76 per cent of the […]

Laws needed to protect surrogate mothers – Group

The Society of Private Medical and Dental Practitioners – Ghana (SPMDP-Gh) over the weekend called for the enactment of laws to protect and guarantee the rights and privileges of surrogate mothers in the country. A surrogate mother is a woman who becomes pregnant usually by artificial insemination or surgical implantation of a fertilized egg for […]