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International Women's Day 2019: Abena Amoah, the executive director of Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana, is on a mission to ensure everyone has the right to sexual and reproductive healthcare information and services.
In 2018 a new programme began rolling out a at cashew factory and at the school on the factory grounds, in Mim Ghana. Its aim? To help reach young people and women who worked in the factory with information and services related to their sexual and reproductive health.
Thanks to a programme supported by Danish Family Planning Association and delivered by Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana, midwife Sophia Abrafi has been able to expand on the services she provides - especially to young people.
Factory workers at Mim Cashew, in a small town in rural Ghana, are taking their reproductive health choices into their own hands, thanks to a four-year project rolled out by Planned Parenthood Association Ghana (PPAG) along with the Danish Family Planning Association (DFPA).
When Gifty Anning Agyei was pregnant, her classmates teased her, telling her she should drop out of school. With help from Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana and the Danish Family Planning Association, Gifty got the support she needed to continue her studies.
Dorcas Amakyewaa works in a cashew factory on the outskirts of Mim, Ghana. In 2018, Planned Parenthood Association Ghana and Danish Family Planning Association, launched a programme to help expand access to services and information to the community of Mim. Dorcas jumped at the chance to become a peer educator.
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It is a shame that many people misunderstand what Comprehensive Sexuality Education is and are totally oblivious to its benefits to us as families, societies, nations and continents. Some individuals and organizations even go the extra mile of petitioning governments to take CSE out of school curricula. To them my final and only word is that scary stories don’t save lives, Comprehensive Sexuality Education does.
The Japan Trust Fund (JTF) represents a visionary partnership that began in 2000 between the Government of Japan and IPPF. Together, we invest in programmes that prioritize health equity, gender equality, and human security for all. Traditionally a driving force ...
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Switching a light on before dawn and after dusk. "Click". And it gives light. This everyday action, which most people in the world take for granted, is new for women living in non-electrified villages in Africa. Being able to switch ...