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ACCRA, 7 June 2015 - Government is delighted to collaborate with the media to disseminate information efficiently and effectively to fight the problem of Child Labour, the Minister for Employment and Labour Relations, Hon. Haruna Iddrisu, has stated.

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17 July 2013 - Statement at the end of visit to Ghana by the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights, Accra.

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2 October 2012 - People with mental disabilities suffer severe abuses in psychiatric institutions and spiritual healing centers in Ghana, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

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18 July 2012 - At eleven years old, Thema, a native of Kumasi, hopes to be a nurse when she grows up.

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Chairman of National Media Commission, Mr Kabral Blay-Amihere has urged journalists to treat children's rights as a year-long priority, stressing that makeshift reportage on child issues do not help the cause of children.

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Children who enter the labour market prematurely are deprived of critical education and training that can help to lift them, their families and communities out of a cycle of poverty. Child labour, in its worst forms, is likely to expose children to physical, psychological and emotional suffering that can cause long term damage to their lives.

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Friday, 27 April 2012 10:45

Ghana pioneers new child vaccines

 

Ghana has become the first country in Africa to start protecting children against two of the continent's deadliest infant diseases with simultaneous vaccinations.

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The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs' (ECA) Youth Programs Division is working with organizers of the 12th World Summit of Nobel Laureates in Chicago to empower the next generation of young activists for peace. ECA's Youth Leadership Peace Program is bringing a global youth voice to the summit, both in person and virtually.

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Child trafficking has become a serious concern to the Government of Ghana, the media and several civil society organisations in the country today.

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Thursday, 22 March 2012 06:52

GHANA: Over 60,000 Street Children in Accra

 

The Greater Accra Regional Director of Social Welfare Department, Mr. Otu Asiedu has disclosed that about 61,492 children in Accra are victims of "streetism".

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