In the recent elections the number of women MPs in Ghana increased 50%, thanks in part to our partner WiLDAF’s campaign. But equality is still a long way off…
Womankind’s partners are part of the “Women’s Situation Room” in Sierra Leone, monitoring incidents of violence around the elections and making sure women’s voices are heard.
Women across the world are determined to be heard. In Liberia we’ve seen first-hand how radio can play a crucial role in helping Liberian women live free from violence and confront inequality.
In an effort to tackle sexual violence, Sierra Leone has passed a new law that more than doubles the minimum sentence for sexual offenders. What impact could this have?
In another symbolic victory for women in politics Ghana’s Progressive Peoples’ Party has chosen a female candidate for their Vice President in the upcoming general elections.
While we applaud what President Mills achieved for his country, Ghana’s success story is far from over, and the women of Ghana must play a part in writing it.
Hannah Koroma, National Coordinator of Womankind’s partner WAVES in Sierra Leone, shares her views on the conviction of former President of Liberia Charles Taylor’s for terror, murder and rape.
Programme Manager Catherine visits Ghana’s Volta region to meet our partner FIDA-Ghana, who train community women to provide vital emotional support and guidance to women affected by HIV and AIDS.
1 December is World AIDS Day, an important date for Womankind as women are disproportionately infected and affected by HIV and AIDS.
Our Ghana Programme Manager Catherine reflects on Ghana’s economic prosperity and wonders how inclusive it really is.
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