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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

13 February 2018

Young People in Ghana Talk Entrepreneurship, Political Inclusion, Health and Environment in Town Hall Meeting With UN Youth Envoy

In a town-hall meeting with the UN Youth Envoy, Jayathma Wickramanayake, young Ghanaians shared a series of policy issues and ideas that were developed by a collective of youth organisations working in Ghana. The policy ideas presented served as an alternative policy framework to address the issues young people faced in Ghana.

12 February 2018

UN Youth Envoy Renews Her Commitment to Champion Girls Empowerment in Courtesy Call on Canadian High Commissioner in Accra, Ghana

Halfway through a five (5) nation mission in Africa, the UN Envoy on Youth kicked off a visit with her delegation to the Canadian High Commissioner in Ghana alongside the UNFPA Country Representative, Mr. Niyi Ojuolape. The visit was intended to renew the Envoy’s commitment to girls’ empowerment. Working closely with UNFPA and



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