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12 November 2020
Teenage Pregnancy

How the Chief of Kaneshie is Using his Influence to End Teenage Pregnancy

The importance of male engagement in achieving gender equality and empowerment of women and girls cannot be overemphasized. To achieve the three transformative goals of the United Nations Population... Read more

11 November 2020
A UNFPA Staff assisting one of the PWDs

Living in dignity, a right of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs)

Antonio Guterres, the United Nations Secretary-General did not mince words when he said, “When we secure the rights of people with disabilities, we move closer to achieving the central promise of the... Read more

9 November 2020
2020 PHC in Ghana

Gearing up for 2021 Digital Census in Ghana.

Every 10 years since 1981, Ghana conducts the Population and Housing Census (PHC). However due to the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 PHC for Ghana will be held in April and May,2021. It... Read more

23 October 2020

My first period – Juliana Aryee tells her story

Juliana Aryee, 13, can’t wait to right her wrongs in her subsequent periods. She schools at the Dr. FV Nanka Bruce Primary and JHS in Korle Gono in the Greater Accra Region. "I remember the first day... Read more

2 October 2020

Reaching Out to Inhabitants of Mankyi with Family Planning Information and Services

Located in the Mayera sub-district in the Ga West Municipality of the Greater Accra Region with a population of about 1000, the inhabitants of Mankyi face several societal challenges including... Read more

1 October 2020
UNFPA Rep and a Frontline worker at PCC

Recovering from COVID-19: UNFPA supports the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence Isolation Centre

As the pandemic lingers with nearly 46,500 people contracting the disease across Ghana as at 30th September 2020, support systems are critical in facilitating the COVID-19 recovery process. Many... Read more

29 September 2020

Distinguished Women Honoured at the 2020 Glitz Africa Ghana Women of the Year Honours

It was a night of immense inspiration, love and glamour at the 5th annual Ghana Women of the Year Honours held at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel on Saturday, 26th September,2020. The brain behind... Read more

24 September 2020

What’s Next for Women: Using Partnerships to Achieve Gender Equality

Partnerships offer an avenue for exchanging ideas, resources, technology and know-how for the achievement of goals. For UNFPA, the role of partnerships cannot be over-emphasized, simply by its... Read more

16 September 2020

Ten Years On; Reviewing the National Domestic Violence Policy

For many initiatives to work, they will almost always require a guideline or blue print. This means, addressing issues of social concern like Domestic Violence (DV)—which UNFPA works to eliminate—... Read more

4 September 2020
UNFPA Rep and a Frontline worker at PCC

“Involving traditional leaders in the fight against harmful practices is commendable”- Ga Mantse, Dr King Tackie Teiko Tsuru II.

The Ga Mantse, Dr. King Tackie Teiko Tsuru II has commended the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Ghana for involving traditional leaders in the fight against harmful practices that undermine... Read more