02 May 2016 - Organizations fighting human trafficking in Ghana are raising the alarm over the number of children being trafficked within the country. Over 10,000 children are estimated to be working under dangerous conditions.
11th February 2016 - The Government of Ghana has launched a national campaign to end child marriage, a practice that affects 1 in 5 girls in the country.
25 January 2016 – The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, in partnership with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), is developing a national strategic framework to end child marriage in Ghana.
10 June 2015 - Ghana's mining industry has been benefiting from child labour in unlicensed mines, Human Rights Watch has said, after conducting field observations in the in the Western, Central and Ashanti Regions.
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.
17 July 2013 - Statement at the end of visit to Ghana by the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights, Accra.
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.
18 July 2012 - At eleven years old, Thema, a native of Kumasi, hopes to be a nurse when she grows up.
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.
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.
Selection of documentaries on key Child Rights issues in Africa from various sources.