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Gender and Leadership Forum has been organized for students at the Kpone Community Senior High School, Greater Accra Region to empower the students, especially the adolescent girls to challenge themselves to greater heights in society. It also served as an advocacy platform to equip adolescents to understand the tenets of gender equality and the empowerment...
The first International Women’s Day was held in March 1911 when women and men came together to talk about the need for women to have basic rights afforded to them, the right to vote, the right to work, the right to speak out in public and the right to equal pay. As an annual celebration,...
As Ghana joins the world to celebrate International Women’s Day today, Women, Media and Change (WOMEC) has urged all and sundry to join forces that push for Gender Equality today for secured and sustainable future. A statement signed and issued by WOMEC on Tuesday March 8, 2022 said “The 2022 IWD should not be celebrated as business as usual....
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 the 2021 International...
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...
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 leadership...
Poor women in remote areas are the least likely to receive adequate health care. This is especially true for regions with low numbers of skilled health workers, such as sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. The main factors that prevent women from receiving or seeking care during pregnancy and childbirth are: poverty distance to facilities lack...
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