Launching the 2021 SWOP Report in Ghana

Launching the 2021 SWOP Report in Ghana

“My Body Is My Own”, title of the 2021 State of the World Population (SWOP) Report, brings to light the right of women and girls to own their bodies, decide when and where to give birth, and their abilities to make other sexual choices.

I joined the launch of the 2021 SWOP Report by sharing highlights of the report and the urgency in allowing women and girls exercise their sexual rights.

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The Opening of the Rwandan High Commission in Ghana.

The Opening of the Rwandan High Commission in Ghana.

In attendance at the Opening of the High Commission of Rwanda in Ghana

Today, on Tuesday, 3 November 2020, I joined members of the diplomatic community, Government officials, members of the Press Corps and other invited guests to the official opening of the Rwandan High Commission to Ghana.
The short ceremony took place at No. 62 Osu Badu Crescent, West Airport in Accra. The event was graced by the Honourable Minister for Foreign Affairs in Ghana, Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchway.
 
I took time to interact with some colleagues after the brief ceremony which took place successfully.
 

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Fulfilment of my Mother’s Dreams: A Personal Reflection at 50!

Fulfilment of my Mother’s Dreams: A Personal Reflection at 50!

Dear Mother,

Madam State as you were popularly known and called.
I recall your dreams about me. You had visions about me. You saw the future. Everything you did was all about me. Even in the midst of your other children, there was no doubt that I was your dream-coming-true. You never wavered in your optimism about me and the glorious future that laid ahead of me. You were so sure I have an enviable destiny, and you gave your all to support me. You invested in me.

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Black Girls Matter

Black Girls Matter

Black girls are confronted with daunting and peculiar challenges as they negotiate their lives in a world that is increasingly witnessing an empathy deficit. While the experiences of black girls and women across the globe are by no means homogenous, they connected by similar cultural and structural impediments. Being a black girl is hard. Being a black girl in the West is harder, as racism and gender inequality presents additional inhibitions.

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DOVVSU opens centre for survivors of violence

DOVVSU opens centre for survivors of violence

The Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service has inaugurated a ‘Crises Response Centre’ at the Police Hospital in Accra for survivors of violence and abuse. The centre will offer essential services to victims of violent crimes such as physical assault, sexual assault such as rape defilement, or any circumstances which directly affect clients who report to DOVVSU.

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