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13 February 2020

A New Dawn: UNFPA ushers 21 Young People into the Youth Leaders Fellowship

In line with the organization’s mandate of ensuring that the potential of all young people are fulfilled, United Nations Population Fund Ghana in collaboration with the Those Who Inspire organization... Read more

12 February 2020

Survivor and former ‘promoter’ speak out on Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation is the non-medical cutting of parts of the female genitalia, which is prevalent in some parts of northern Ghana. Every year since 2003, UNFPA joins the world to mark 6th... Read more

23 January 2020

H.E Olufemi Michael Abikoye calls for Africa to be a permanent member of the UN Security Council

H.E Olufemi Michael Abikoye, the outgoing Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana made a passionate appeal to the UN for Africa to become a permanent member of the UN Security Council. He said “Africa... Read more

22 January 2020

A Fortunate Failure

I have always been a good student so I have always enjoyed school. My academic record has been consistently excellent and many people- myself included- believed that, that was all it took to make it... Read more

16 January 2020

Ghana and Togo mobilize to promote Family Planning and end the spread of HIV/AIDS

The West Africa Health Organization (WAHO) and its partners, including the Ghana Health Service, Ministries of Health in Ghana and Togo and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) among others, on... Read more

15 January 2020

A little education could have saved the situation.

If adolescent pregnancy prevention is to become a priority, then our strategy, as advocates, must contain two key elements: civic engagement and education- Jane Fonda (actress and political activist... Read more

14 January 2020

UNFPA bids farewell to inaugural YoLe cohort

The closure of applications for UNFPA Ghana’s innovative idea in 2018- the Youth Leaders Fellowship Programme (YoLe)- saw an innumerable number of hopeful applicants who were on tenterhooks as to... Read more

13 January 2020

The current Generation march against all forms of sexual and gender-based violence

In the heart of Accra, scores of young people thronged the Osu Oxford Street to create awareness on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) and Harmful Practices (HP). UNFPA Youth Leaders (YoLe)... Read more

23 December 2019

UNFPA engages Parliamentarians from Ghana and the Diaspora on harnessing the Demographic Dividend

As part of activities to leverage on Ghana’s ‘Year of Return’ which has seen some half a million diasporas’ of African ancestry relocate to or visit Ghana, UNFPA in collaboration with the Government... Read more

17 December 2019

UN Ghana Country team Commemorates World Human Rights Day with Young People

Upholding and empowering young people to know and claim their rights is one of the many reasons why this year’s celebration of World Human Rights Day focused on young people under the theme “Youth... Read more