Category: Gender

No sustainable development or peace without women: UN deputy chief

Amina J. Mohammed was speaking in the capital, Port Moresby, where she participated in the national launch of the Spotlight Initiative, a European Union-UN partnership to eliminate violence against women and girls by the SDG deadline of 2030. The UN estimates that while one in three women worldwide is affected by violence in their lifetime, the number could […]

WOMEC calls for puberty rites modernization

Traditional authorities in Ghana have been urged to modernize puberty rites since they give room for the abuse of girls in their present forms. Marking the United Nation’s International Women’s Day (IWD) day over the weekend,Dr Charity Binka, Executive Director of Women, Media and Change (WOMEC) who called for the modernization, asked why girls were […]

Service providers urged to use multiple channels for sexual and reproductive health education

The complications some women go through when they are put on family planning, the lack of mobility of some health workers who provide outreach services, and the rudeness shown to patients by some healthcare providers engaged the attention of stakeholders at a joint community interface meeting and a media training workshop at the South Dayi […]