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Women Politicians Blame Defeats On Lack Of Collaboration

Women Politicians Blame Defeats On Lack Of Collaboration

The Coalition of Political Parties Women seriously blames women candidates’ defeats in the 2017 Presidential and Representatives Election on lack of collaboration among themselves. The head of the group Madam Regina Soka-Teah, a former lawmaker, notes that Liberian women are not politically and financially strong to defeat their male counterparts in any elections, stressing the […]

Concerns As Sanitary Pads Project Moved From Ministry

Concerns As Sanitary Pads Project Moved From Ministry

The funds allocated to school girls’ sanitary pads programme have been moved from the Education to the Gender ministry in a move stakeholders fear may roll back the gains made in the five-year-old programme. The approved budget for the financial year that started in July indicates that the Sh470 million set aside for sanitary towels […]

Gender Minister Wages War Against Forced Marriages

Gender Minister Wages War Against Forced Marriages

The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisah Djaba has pledged government’s commitment to fight any forces or socio-cultural practices that are inimical or disadvantageous to the development and welfare of young girls in Ghana, especially child marriage and child labour. The Minister vowed to use every legitimate means (full enforcement of the […]

National Lottery Donates To Gender Ministry, Disabled Groups In Liberia

National Lottery Donates To Gender Ministry, Disabled Groups In Liberia

The National Lottery Authority (NLA) has donated an assortment of food items worth over US$6,500 to several institutions and disabled groups in the country. Beneficiaries of 25kg bags of rice, containers of Argo oil, cartons of sardine, among others were the Ministry of Gender, Children, and Social Protection; the Group of 77 on Newport Street […]

Gender Ministry Launches Girls Ebola Support Project

Gender Ministry Launches Girls Ebola Support Project

The Ministry of Gender Children Social Protection with funding from the World Bank has for the first time launched the Girls Ebola Recovery Livelihood Support or (GERLS) project in the country. The project will benefit 200 adolescent girls and young women in the three counties including Montserrado, Margibi, and Grand Bassa that are interested in […]