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The power of education to end female genital mutilation

The practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) has proved remarkably tenacious, despite attempts spanning nearly a century to eliminate it. Nevertheless, a number of countries have seen some declines in the practice – at least up until the COVID-19 pandemic, the impact of which is yet to be fully understood. Other changes in FGM are […]
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Concerted and Collaborative Advocacy Get results!

Background Civil Society Organizations in Ghana have over the years advocated for the removal of taxes on sanitary products in Ghana to end period poverty and enable young girls and women to access sanitary products without any financial constraints. According to UNESCO (2014), one (1) in ten (10) girls in Sub-Saharan Africa are unable to […]
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Moving from Commitment to Action: Statement by CSOs in Ghana on our Perspective on Ghana’s Markers of Progress toward UHC by 2030

Though progress has been made, Ghana’s health indicators reveal that there are still numerous gaps in Ghana’s health system. This means urgent and bold action need to be implemented to ensure the availability and accessibility of  healthcare to a lot more people, especially those in underserved and hard-to-reach communities in different parts of the country. […]
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DontTaxMyPad Campaign

Don’t Tax My Pad Campaign Press Conference

As part of advocacy efforts to get the government of Ghana to remove taxes from sanitary products, we joined the Ghana Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) Platform on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to intensify advocacy efforts on the removal of taxes from sanitary products through a press conference, ahead of the reading of the national […]
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International Day of the Girl Child

International Day of the Girl Child – Invest in Girls’ Rights: Our Leadership, Our Well-being

Girls have over the years shown enviable strength, resilience, character, will, and ability to break through mitigating barriers, setbacks, and limitations that war against them, and contribute to global discussions and development in their own ways. Girls survive bullying, and poverty, among others, in their educational pursuits and break glass ceilings on the academic front. […]
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ARHR Participates in Ghana’s 4th Maternal, Child Health and Nutrition Conference 2023

ARHR is participating in a 3-day national Maternal, Child Health, and Nutrition Conference in Accra, Ghana from 9th -11th October 2023. The Ghana Health Service (GHS), in collaboration with key partners, is organizing the Conference which is the 4th edition under the theme “Strengthening Service Delivery for Quality and Accessible Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and […]
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World Mental Health Day, 2023

World Mental Health Day, 10 October 2023   “Our minds, our rights” World Mental Health Day 2023 is an opportunity for people and communities to unite behind the theme ‘Mental health is a universal human right” to improve knowledge, raise awareness and drive actions that promote and protect everyone’s mental health as a universal human right. Mental […]
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The Crucial Role of Family Planning in Advancing Ghana’s National Development

Family planning (FP) plays a critical role in shaping multiple dimensions of societal progress, including fertility management, poverty alleviation, gender equality, and women’s empowerment. Its significance is underscored by its central role in the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly targets 3.7 which aims to ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive healthcare […]
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