Ensuring reproductive rights for all


18 April 2018

UNFPA Statement on Domestic Violence Incident in Tamale

UNFPA GHANA CONDEMNS VIOLENCE METED ON GIRL LASHED WITH HORSEWHIP IN TAMALE FOR COMING HOME LATE UNFPA has noted with concern the story (and video clip) that went viral over the weekend of a young girl who was subjected to violence by her brothers on the instruction of their father for coming home late. While UNFPA does not

13 February 2018

Your Visit is a Demonstration of the Commitment You Have for Youth in Africa – Minister of Youth Receiving UN Youth Envoy in Ghana

The United Nations Envoy on Youth was today on a one (1) day visit to Ghana. The visit was an important opportunity to leverage support for vulnerable young girls and women by engaging partners to learn about the interventions they are running whilst also meeting with key beneficiaries to get an understanding of the issues and

13 February 2018

Kayayei Girls welcome UN Youth Envoy to the Agblogboshie Market in Accra

The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Jayathma Wickramanayake, visited the Agblogboshie Market in Accra shortly after arriving in Ghana. Her visit to the market was to meet with the Kayayi girls. The Kayayi girls are dispersed across various cities and markets in Ghana, and their primary occupation is to carry goods for



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