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Adolescent Girls
Ghana, like many other countries, has been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. While the government’s efforts have been devoted to curtailing the disease, a major concern has been its potential effects on the delivery and utilisation of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) services in the country. Reproductive health issues are essential for...
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey has said that the government was committed to tackling issues of adolescent pregnancy, maternal mortality and youth empowerment in the country. She indicated that the government will therefore continue to collaborate with the United Nation’s Population Fund (UNFPA) to realise sexual and reproductive health...
 The government of Ghana has been urged to develop a comprehensive strategy to address issues of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) and to prioritise issues affecting women and girls’ growth in decision-making processes.   Mr Ore Ayoola Akanji, Advocacy and Learning Manager, GH SRHR Alliance, explained that the fight against SGBV required multi-sectorial support with the...
The Women, Media, and Change (WOMEC) a Non-Governmental Organisation (GNO) based in Accra has organised a day’s forum on activism against Gender-based Violence in Appolonia, a community within the Kpone-Katamanso Municipality of the Greater Accra Region. The forum was on the United Nations (UN) Women global theme “UNiTE! Activism to end violence against women and...
A cross section of students from the Kpone SHS at the forum Women, Media and Change, a Non-Government Organisation (NGO) has a rolled-out mechanism to equip students of Kpone Community Senior High School in Kpone-Katamanso Municipality on gender and leadership issues. The programme is aimed at bringing the best out of the students especially the...
Ghana, like many other countries, has been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. While the government’s efforts have been devoted to curtailing the disease, a major concern has been its potential effects on the delivery and utilisation of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) services in the country. Reproductive health issues are essential for...
GENEVA (23 September 2022) – States must ensure the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health for all, including the right to sexual and reproductive health, without discrimination, as well as access to contraceptives, UN experts said. The autonomous decision-making of women and girls must be respected. Ahead of the World Contraception Day on 26...
Women Media and Change (WOMEC) has had discussions with the Women Banking Unit of Access Bank on possible areas of collaboration. The meeting, which took place in the offices of WOMEC on Friday, September 2, 2022, discussed projects that the two institutions could jointly carry out that would impact positively on the lives of young...
Equip adolescent girls for leadership, Women Media and Change (WOMEC) a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) has advocated as it up scaled a project to mentor young adolescents mostly girls into taking up leadership roles within their respective communities. Mrs Dulcie Delali Attipoe, WOMEC Programmes Coordinator stated that it was time adolescent girls were empowered to gain...
he Director-General of the West Africa Health Organisation (WAHO), Professor Stanley Okolo, says Africa needs bold journalists who will speak up for change in women and children’s health.He said the health needs of women must preoccupy every well-meaning African to ensure that the health systems and arrangements respond to the needs of women and children....
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