May 25 of every year is observed as African Union Day. It is a day set aside to commemorate the formation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which later was replaced by the African Union (AU). The theme for this year’s celebration is “Winning the Fight against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa’s Transformation”
YOUNG URBAN WOMEN’S MOVEMENT’S COMMUNIQUE TO THE MUNICIPAL CHIEF EXECUTIVE, GA WEST MUNICIPAL ASSEMBLY, AMASAMAN, ON THE RELEVANCE OF WATER AS A GENDER-RESPONSIVE PUBLIC SERVICE DURING THE 2018 CELEBRATION OF WORLD WATER DAY
On March 08every year, the United Nations and its partners in the global community celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD), a day specially set aside to recognise and celebrate the social, cultural, and political achievements of women around the world. The day also provides the opportunity to highlight the many cultural and social impediments that challenges and prevents equality.
Today, singer and Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon is calling on the public to support ActionAid’s campaign to end child marriage after travelling to Ghana and meeting young girls whose lives have been threatened by this harmful practice.
The moralists are back among us, and this time they are, once again, riding the usual high horse of virginity and the imperative for maidens to stay pure and chaste until they are allowed to go out and eat the forbidden fruit.
08 February, 2017: Last month, His Excellency, the President, completed the list of ministerial appointments with the announcement of 10 regional ministers, bringing the total to 46. There have been other significant appointments to some strategic public institutions to enable the new government assemble a competent team to prosecute its development and economic transformation agenda
As Ghana sets up to mark the 1st anniversary of the June 3rd Flood and Fire Disaster, ActionAid Ghana wishes to urge government and relevant stakeholders to invest in pro-poor initiatives and enforce the promotion of the rights of people living in poverty.
ActionAid Ghana’s Board Member, Hilary Gbedemah, has been nominated by Ghana’s President, John Dramani Mahama to serve on the Advisory Board of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).