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
On the 20th of April, 2018, a video of a young girl believed to be in her mid-twenties, went viral on social media when she was severely lashed publicly by some men believed to be her brothers. News reports from… Read More »Assault Cases in Ghana – Public whipping of girl in Tamale
Visuals for Gender successfully organized a two-day hackathon and stakeholder engagement under the theme Hacking for Gender: Combating gender-based violence with the power of technology. The event was held at Mobile Web Ghana on 2nd and 3rd March 2018. The… Read More »Visuals for Gender Hackathon
The above visualization is a summary of assault cases in Ghana reported to DOVVSU from 2014 – 2016. Firstly, we looked at victims of this criminal act, suspects, the relationship that exists between them and then how many cases were… Read More »An Analysis of Assault Cases in Ghana from 2014-2016