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Stigma, shame and scourge of HIV in Ghana

Accra, Nov. 28, GNA – “I was scared for my life and my unborn baby. His actions made me lonely and desperate to leave,” those were the rather poignant words of Akosua (not her real name) as she narrated her experience of abuse after her HIV diagnosis. Recounting her ordeal, the 27-year-old said she had endured agonizing pain with unending anger not knowing where to turn as she felt...

Nov 29, 2021 at 3:58pm

The struggles of children with disability

It is the dream of every child to go to school without any hindrances or difficulties but unfortunately, the dreams and ambitions of many of these children become shattered for reasons they have no control over. Children with disability - the hearing impaired, visually impaired, autism, cerebral palsy and many others tend to suffer such predicament, and this is because there are limited schools for...

Nov 27, 2021 at 12:38pm

Climate Change Adaptability, Food Security and Youth Employment: B-BOVID Ticks all the Boxes

Accra, Nov. 24, GNA - The Climate Change Conference that was recently organized by the United Nations in Glasgow Scotland is a reminder to world leaders and indeed everyone that unless a concerted, systematic, global action is adopted to stop negative human activities that destroy our planet, human survival could be at risk. Rising desert conditions and extreme heat waves, greenhouse emissions,...

Nov 24, 2021 at 2:19pm

Artisanal fishers blame dwindling fish stock on climate change

Takoradi, Nov. 22, GNA - Kobina Atta has been fishing in Sekondi on the western coast of Ghana since age 20. Now at 51, he complains about the changes in the seasons, rise in sea level, and dwindling stock of fishes, having a toll on his livelihood. “These days, the seasons have changed, we cannot differentiate between the Harmattan and the rainy seasons. It can rain today and in...

Nov 22, 2021 at 8:31pm

International Children's Day: The social vices impeding children's rights and development

Accra, Nov. 20, GNA - World Children’s Day is a United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) annual Day of action for children, by children. The Day, established in 1954, is celebrated annually on November 20 to promote international togetherness, and awareness among children worldwide and improve children’s welfare. Observed by the United Nations (UN) as a cultural and commercial...

Nov 20, 2021 at 3:44pm

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