Girls in Ghanaian Schools are always confronted with a number of challenges. They are sometimes forced to cope with gender discrimination, sexual abuse and corporal punishment. The Ministry of Education and Ghana Education Service have partnered Plan International, Ghana to launch a programme dubbed "Making Ghanaian Girls Great" ( MGCubed).
Child marrige has become a problem for our young girls in Africa and needs attention. This young girls future was about to tannish due to child marriage but she escaped. Hirut was just 12 when a group of men tried to kidnap her while she was on her way home from school. As she was pulled along the road, she cried out for help. “Initially, I didn’t know what they were up to and I was shocked. It took me a moment to get myself together and shout for help,” she explains. In southern Ethiopia, the custom of
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THE Global Media Foundation (GloMeF), a non-governmental organisation with funding from Plan International, Global Affairs Canada and Women’s Voice and Leadership-Ghana, has launched a new initiative dubbed “Women Empowerment and Enterprise Development”. The initiative will directly benefit 500 vulnerable and marginalized women in six communities such as Abesim, Sunyani, Atronie, Nwawasua and Antwikrom in the Sunyani Municipality in the Bono Region. The five months project seeks to train women in basic