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3 March 2016
Statement

SPEECH BY BABATUNDE AHONSI, UNFPA REPRESENTATIVE, GHANA AT THE CAPACITY BUILDING SESSION FOR AFRICAN PARLIAMENTARIANS ON ADDRESSING CHILD, EARLY AND FORCED MARRIAGES - HOSTED BY PARLIAMENT OF GHANA

Accra: March 3, 2016: It is indeed a great honour for UNFPA Ghana to be part of this seminar that seeks to build the capacity of Parliamentarians to... Read more

17 February 2016
News

Africa: The Time is Now!!

The UN Under-Secretary General and UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin has asked African governments to empower and educate the population because the time is now. “Any more delay and... Read more

9 February 2016
Press Release

UNFPA URGES INCREASED INVESTMENT IN THE YOUTH AS A VERITABLE MEANS FOR ACHIEVINGTHE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

Accra: February 9, 2016: Ghana having a large youth population could see its economy soar, provided there is heavy investment in young people’s... Read more

20 January 2016
News

Voices of Hope Echoed at the National Gender Policy Launch in Ghana

The people of Ghana had expressed a sigh of relief when the National Gender Policy was launched on Monday the 14th of December 2015 at the Banquet Hall of the State House in Accra. Prof Ekua... Read more

17 November 2015
News

ROYAL GATHERING TO MARK 2015 INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD IN GHANA

Royal Gathering to mark 2015 International Day of the Girl Child in Ghana It was full of pageantry and colour when the kings and queens from Asanteman gathered at the Okogyeasuo M/A SHS School Park... Read more

2 November 2015
News

His Vision, Our Vision: Making UNFPA Stand Tall in Ghana

Assuming office 15 months ago, UNFPA Ghana Representative Babatunde Ahonsi had to refresh the programme to enhance the country office (CO) image among key stakeholders, and make UNFPA more visible in... Read more

4 September 2015
News

'GET INVOLVED AND GET YOUR VOICES HEARD'

The President, H.E. John Dramani Mahama in his efforts to encourage youth participation in decision making, has urged the youth not to hesitate to share their ideas on issues of national concern.... Read more

20 August 2015
News

THE “4Ps” PHILOSOPHY TO GUIDE THE ORANGE GIRLS TO BECOME LEGAL PRACTITIONERS

For the first time in the history of Ghana, a group of vulnerable and underprivileged young girls were ushered into the Chief Justice’s court, a place which is mainly reserved for very serious... Read more

18 August 2015
News

A LIFE OF DESPAIR TO A LIFE OF DIGNITY

It was touching, it was moving and it was a mixture of blues and bliss as Makida, Fulera, Fati, Naomi, Bintu, Sarah, Stella, and another Fati narrated their gripping stories and testimonies of... Read more

4 August 2015
News

‘SPEND MORE TIME WITH INMATES OF CORRECTIONAL CENTERS’

 The 2015 World Population Day celebration was one of restoring hope and awakening dreams as UNFPA Ghana and partners visited inmates of the Senior Correctional Center in Accra, where UNFPA... Read more

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