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Adolescent Girls
Dr. Esther Priscila Biamah-Danquah, the Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Health Director has disclosed that a Special Clinic will be dedicated to cater for the welfare of pregnant teenagers within the municipality. She said many pregnant teenagers do not attend antenatal or go to the hospital at all because they are shy of the elderly pregnant women who...
Dr. Charity Binka, Executive Director of Women in Media and Change (WOMEC), says women are resourceful in the face of adversity and can contribute to make the world a better place to live in when given the opportunity. She said there were a number of women in the country and the world had attained higher...
Oct. 12, – The Women, Media and Change (WOMEC), a Non-Governmental Organization, has joined the global community to mark the 2021 International Day of the Girl-Child at Sebrepor, a community in the Kpone-Katamanso Municipality of the Greater Accra Region. Students from some selected schools within the municipality converged at the Methodist Church in Sebrepor for...
Kpone, March 6, GNA – The Women, Media and Change (WOMEC), a non-governmental organization, has launched the Gender Transformative Programming (GTP), TurningPoint Project, to foster gender equality in the Kpone-Katamanso Municipality. A situational analysis WOMEC conducted in the municipality among residents revealed an increase in gender-based violence and teenage pregnancies, necessitating the project. Ms Dulcie...
The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has recommended in its Metropolitan Authority Report that adolescent health education should be intensified to help promote, encourage and educate the youth on Reproductive Health Services. The report said the youth should be sensitized on the importance of patronizing reproductive health centres available in the communities, secondary schools and public...
Adolescent girls in the Upper East Region have appealed to government to take pragmatic measures to address sexual and reproductive health rights challenges facing them, to realize their full potentials. This they said would empower adolescents to make informed decisions regarding their sexual and reproductive health lives and curb the increase in teenage pregnancies and...