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5 December 2019
Kayayei performing at the market

Flash Mop by Kayayei to create awareness on 16 Days of Activism against gender- based violence

It was an exciting scene at the Agbobloshie yam market in Accra on 3rd December 2019 where Kayayei gathered to do a flash mob dance performance as part of the 16 days of activism against gender-based... Read more

2 December 2019

Friends of UNFPA launched in Ghana

Ms Claudia Lumor, the Honourary Ambassador of the United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA) Ghana on Thursday, November 28, 2019, launched the “Friends of UNFPA” to advance the sexual and reproductive... Read more

19 November 2019

Ghana at the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25

The Nairobi Summit on International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) presented an ideal opportunity for individuals, governments, civil society groups, youth advocates, traditional and... Read more

5 November 2019

Engaging Young People for Effective HIV Preventive Messages

Ghana is characterized by the UNAIDS classification scheme, as a low-level generalized HIV epidemic country with the prevalence that consistently exceeds 1% among pregnant women. The prevalence rate... Read more

23 October 2019

Pregnancy by Chance

The first thing about Farida (Not her real name) was her black eyes against her matte charcoal black hair. “My son would be 3 in Nov.”  She smiled slightly. “His name is Ahmed”, she quickly added. I... Read more

8 October 2019

Women in focus

This is the fifth issue of the UNFPA Ghana Orange Weekly. In this issue we bring you highlights of our celebration of World Contraception Day and the observance of the Family Planning Week. It also... Read more

8 October 2019

Menstruation; a natural process not a taboo - Becca Hearts Foundation educates young people

Unfortunately, menstrual practices are still clouded by socio-cultural and religious constraints in Ghana and this accentuates the need for adequate menstrual hygiene education.  The effects of poor... Read more

27 September 2019

Know Your Options, Make Your Choice; UNFPA Ghana Marks World Contraception Day

This year, UNFPA Ghana marked World Contraception Day with a float through the principal streets of Accra amidst the distribution of leaflets with information on family planning. This included the... Read more

26 September 2019

The fourth issue of the UNFPA Ghana Orange Weekly

In this fourth issue of the Orange Weekly, we bring you highlights of the Gender & Youth Summit, the opening of the SGBV Report Centre in Agbogbloshie, Taadi Social Media Weekend and outcomes of... Read more

18 September 2019

Ghana Police Service makes Sexual and Gender Based Violence an examinable subject in police schools.

United Nations Population Fund- UNFPA Ghana has for the past five years been advocating the Ghana Police Service to include sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) as a subject in the training... Read more