Women and girls are more vulnerable to gender-based violence than their male counterparts. Some news reports have revealed the increase of gender-based violence cases during the COVID-19 pandemic. Globally, efforts are being made to fight against this virus, however there’s… Read More »Gender-Based Violence and Women in Media
Journalists play a very important role in raising awareness about issues happening in the society. The media is a body of professionals that can contribute to the advocacy on sexual and reproductive health and rights issues (SRHR), consequently shaping people’s… Read More »Challenges journalists face in reporting Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights issues.
Gender-Based Violence has a great impact on the mental health of not only victims but people close to victims too. Hardly is the effect of gender-based violence on one’s mental health discussed. Since May is internationally set aside as ‘Mental… Read More »Gender-Based Violence and Mental Health.
In rural Ghana, addressing issues concerning the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) of the people living there is a daunting task. According to some advocacy groups, some rural folks have resisted the education given them, mostly as a… Read More »Addressing the SRHR concerns of individuals in rural Ghana.
With the advent of technology, the advocacy on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) concerns of individuals has drastically improved over the years. Digital and electronic platforms are used consistently in our everyday lives for social interaction and getting… Read More »Using electronic/digital platforms in addressing the SRHR concerns of individuals.
Globally, countries are fighting a common enemy, the coronavirus, which has affected livelihoods in the past few months. As people all over the world stay home during this pandemic, it is alarming to know that domestic violence cases have been… Read More »Fighting gender-based violence at home during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Visuals for Gender’s “Data for Gender-based Advocacy” project is still running since its commencement last year. The project is being sponsored by the US Embassy Ghana. Last year Visuals for Gender successfully trained 300 girls from Junior High Schools in… Read More »Train the Trainer Workshop
Visuals for Gender, in partnership with the U.S Embassy Ghana, is undertaking a project called “Data for Gender-Based Violence Advocacy”. This project is aimed at: 1. Using data to advocate against gender-based violence. 2. Training representatives of Civil Society Organizations/Non-Governmental… Read More »Data for Gender-Based Violence Advocacy Workshop
As part of our school outreach program, we reached out to female students from some selected schools in the La Nkwantanang Madina Municipal Assembly. The focus of the workshop was to enlighten female students in Junior High School about their… Read More »Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Talk –School Outreach
The 16 Days of Activism is an annual and international campaign against gender-based violence. The campaign starts on 25th November which marks the ‘International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (IDEVAW) and continues to 10th December which is… Read More »16 Days of Activism and Launch of ‘ Data for Gender-Based Violence Advocacy’ Project