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Let’s modify widowhood rites for poverty reduction—WOM

Bolgatanga, June 26, GNA – Ms Fati Abigail Abdulai, the Executive Director, Widows and Orphans Movement (WOM), a gender focused advocacy o...

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Bolgatanga, June 26, GNA – Ms Fati Abigail Abdulai, the Executive Director, Widows and Orphans.

June 26, GNA – Ms Fati Abigail Abdulai, the Executive Director, Widows and Orphans Movement.

26, GNA – Ms Fati Abigail Abdulai, the Executive Director, Widows and Orphans Movement (WOM),.



She said some widowhood rites were dehumanizing while others limited the widows and.

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She said some widowhood rites were dehumanizing while others limited the widows and their.



Ms Abdulai made the call in Bolgatanga at the celebration of this year’s.

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Ms Abdulai made the call in Bolgatanga at the celebration of this year’s International.

/> Ms Abdulai made the call in Bolgatanga at the celebration of this year’s International Widows.



The day was marked with route march on the principal streets of Bolgatanga.

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The day was marked with route march on the principal streets of Bolgatanga by.

/> The day was marked with route march on the principal streets of Bolgatanga by widows.

day was marked with route march on the principal streets of Bolgatanga by widows in.



According to the Ghana’s 2021 Population and Housing Census, 87 per cent of.

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According to the Ghana’s 2021 Population and Housing Census, 87 per cent of the.

/> According to the Ghana’s 2021 Population and Housing Census, 87 per cent of the widowed.



The Upper East Region is estimated to have 61,725 widows and ranks.



The Upper East Region is estimated to have 61,725 widows and ranks sixth.



Data from the Ghana National Household registry in 2018 also shows that.



Data from the Ghana National Household registry in 2018 also shows that 75.

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Data from the Ghana National Household registry in 2018 also shows that 75 per.



This, Ms Abdulai noted, “widowhood has become synonymous with destitution and is unacceptable.

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This, Ms Abdulai noted, “widowhood has become synonymous with destitution and is unacceptable and.

/> This, Ms Abdulai noted, “widowhood has become synonymous with destitution and is unacceptable and with.

They, their children, grandchildren and great-grandchild will stay in poverty.”

The Executive Director.

their children, grandchildren and great-grandchild will stay in poverty.”

The Executive Director explained.

children, grandchildren and great-grandchild will stay in poverty.”

The Executive Director explained that.

grandchildren and great-grandchild will stay in poverty.”

The Executive Director explained that over.



“For instance, today widows can wrap themselves with a cloth instead of being.

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“For instance, today widows can wrap themselves with a cloth instead of being naked.

/> “For instance, today widows can wrap themselves with a cloth instead of being naked during.

We remain an eager ally willing to work with the House of chiefs to truly.

remain an eager ally willing to work with the House of chiefs to truly advance.



Mr Jaladeen Abdulai, the Upper East Regional Director, Commission on Human Rights and.

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Mr Jaladeen Abdulai, the Upper East Regional Director, Commission on Human Rights and Administrative.

/> Mr Jaladeen Abdulai, the Upper East Regional Director, Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice.

Jaladeen Abdulai, the Upper East Regional Director, Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ),.



He, therefore, urged stakeholders in the region, particularly the Upper East Regional House.

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He, therefore, urged stakeholders in the region, particularly the Upper East Regional House of.

/> He, therefore, urged stakeholders in the region, particularly the Upper East Regional House of Chiefs,.



The Regional Director advised the widows to report cases of abuse to CHRAJ.

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The Regional Director advised the widows to report cases of abuse to CHRAJ for.



Naba Yelzoya Kosom Asaga II, Paramount Chief of Nangodi Traditional Area, said some.

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Naba Yelzoya Kosom Asaga II, Paramount Chief of Nangodi Traditional Area, said some aspect.

/> Naba Yelzoya Kosom Asaga II, Paramount Chief of Nangodi Traditional Area, said some aspect of.



The International Widows Day, which was instituted by the United Nations General assembly.

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The International Widows Day, which was instituted by the United Nations General assembly and.

/> The International Widows Day, which was instituted by the United Nations General assembly and adopted.



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