Socio-economic and Health Impact of COVID-19 on Sexual and Gender-based Violence (SGBV) in Ghana

Pandemics such as COVID-19 compound prevailing gender inequalities and vulnerabilities, increasing risks of abuse. During an epidemic, women and girls may be at higher risk of experiencing intimate partner violence and other forms of domestic violence due to heightened tensions in the household. In 2016, approximately 27.7 per cent of Ghanaian women had experienced at […]
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Zero Malaria Starts with You and I

  Malaria was considered too difficult to beat. The historic progress seen in the new millennium has changed the trajectory of the disease, with global cases and deaths reduced by more than half since 2001. Despite this progress, the threat of malaria resurgence due to drug and insecticide resistance, climate change, and complacency requires leadership […]
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16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence: a Call to End Gender-Based Violence

Introduction Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) is widespread, systematic and culturally entrenched.  VAWG consists of any act of gender-based violence that results in or is likely to result in physical, sexual or psychological harm or suffering to women including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivations of liberty, whether occurring in public or […]
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