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26 May 2020

2020 International Day to End Obstetric Fistula commemorated in Ghana amidst COVID-19

Hannah is an obstetric fistula (OF) survivor. She was first diagnosed with the condition in 2010. She was referred to Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital to seek treatment. However, due to financial... Read more

18 May 2020

UNFPA marks International Day of the Family with Health Workers at the Pentecost Isolation Centre

On 15th May, which marks International Day of Families, UNFPA Ghana joined the nation to celebrate the health workers and patients at the COVID-19 isolation centre housed at the Pentecost Convention... Read more

10 May 2020
UNFPA Rep and a Frontline worker at PCC

UNFPA interacts with COVID-19 patients at the Pentecost Convention Centre, Gomoa-Fetteh

In Ghana today, the COVID-19 outbreak has recorded over 4000 confirmed positive cases among the population, with an overwhelming 90 plus % of these cases in the capital city of Accra. The Government’... Read more

7 May 2020
IDM 2020

In every rule, there is an exception…

Remember how we were taught that there are rules? You look at a fact pattern and apply the rule to that fact pattern. The rule is always right and you always follow the rule. Except when you don’t.... Read more

28 April 2020

Addressing SGBV challenges in the COVID-19 era

On 22nd April, 2020, UNFPA Ghana held an e-Session on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), with the aim of raising awareness among the general populace of acts of SGBV and channels of seeking... Read more

19 April 2020

Coping with Autism in COVID-19 era

Have you ever wondered what it will feels like to have autism in this pandemic situation? Ama and Kojo, 15 years of age, are children living with Autism. How do you tell them to be safe in this... Read more

19 April 2020

UNFPA supports DOVVSU to activate Domestic Violence Hotline

UNFPA has supported the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service to provide a dedicated hotline to respond to issues of abuse during the COVID_19 and the... Read more

9 April 2020

Quarantine and Idleness: The mission of the UNFPA

On Saturday, March 28th, 2020, Country Representative of UNFPA Ghana, Niyi Ojuolape posted on his Twitter page,    “Everybody must stay at home for the next 2 weeks...what do we do to prevent the... Read more

4 April 2020

UNFPA Ghana responds to Relief Boxes Challenge launched by the First Lady of Ghana

On 2nd April 2020, H.E. Rebecca Akufo-Addo the First Lady of the Republic of Ghana, launched the Relief Boxes Challenge at her office in Accra. The purpose of this challenge was to encourage... Read more

2 April 2020
Press Release

World Autism Awareness Day 2020 and the National Call for Increased Responsiveness to the Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights of Adolescents with Autism

2 April 2020 – Accra, Ghana: The United Nations General Assembly in 2007, adopted April 2 as World Autism Awareness Day, with the goal of bringing global attention to autism. Thirteen years later,... Read more