Gender-based violence is one of the highly reported criminal cases in Ghana. According to the annual crime statistics (2017) from the Criminal Investigation Department of the Ghana Police Service, it was reported that Rape and Defilement formed part of the… Read More »An interactive visualization of reported defilement cases in Ghana (2016-2017)
On Tuesday, 19th March, 2019, Visuals for Gender paid a visit to Luom Presby Basic School, in the Shai Osudoku District in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day was ‘balance for better’,… Read More »Outreach to Luom Presby Basic School
The US Embassy in collaboration with Mobile Web Ghana organised a two-day training session for Civil Society Organizations and gender activists. The event was held at Mobile Web Ghana, from the 12th -13th of March, 2019. The workshop was aimed… Read More »DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE WORKSHOP
This year, Visuals for Gender is reaching out to Junior High Schools in Accra to talk the pupils about their Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights. On Friday, 22nd February 2019, the team had an insightful session with the pupils… Read More »You, Your Sexuality & The Law – An Outreach to Junior High Schools.
As part of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence worldwide, Visuals for Gender was privileged to participate in a workshop organized by the U.S Embassy in Ghana, in partnership with Mobile Web Ghana. The focus of the workshop… Read More »U.S Embassy hosts Gender-based Violence workshop at Mobile Web Ghana
Gender-based violence is prevalent all over the world. It is alarming to know that women and children form as the dominant victims of abuse. It is prudent for everyone to understand that, gender-based violence is not only a societal issue… Read More »CULTURE AND GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE
One of the prevalent acts of gender-based violence across Africa is Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). It is defined as the cutting of the female genitalia for cultural or religious reasons. Perpetrators are emboldened by some primitive cultural beliefs that were… Read More »Ending Female Genital Mutilation with Maps.
The Software Freedom Day event came off successfully on Saturday, 15th of September, 2018. The event was held at the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT-Advanced Information Technology Institute, located at 2nd Avenue Ridge. Software Freedom Day… Read More »SOFTWARE FREEDOM DAY