Teenage pregnancy remains a big challenge in Ghana and data from the annual Ghana Health Service (GHS) statistics on this is very alarming. This data shows that in 2020 nearly 301 girls are impregnated every day in Ghana whiles 13 teenage pregnancies recorded every one hour. According to the GHS, Ghana recorded a total of...
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The headmaster of the Mataheko D /A Basic ‘A’ School, Mr. James Adamah has lauded the educative roles being played by various civil society groups and non-governmental organizations within schools in a bid to help end the new wave of the deadly coronavirus pandemic as part of the ‘back to school initiatives’ being rolled out...
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In a bid to help end the kidnappings as well as the burgeoning human rights and social issues in Ghana and beyond, the Human Rights Reporters Ghana (HRRG) in 2019 embarked on a ‘Nationwide Sensitization Campaign on Kidnapping, Teenage, Pregnancy and Tramadol/Drug Abuse’ (KTT). The campaign, popularly known as the ‘KTT Project’, focused on addressing...
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Today is 2020 Human Rights Day, an important moment in the fight for and the respect for the human rights of people across the world. This year’s theme is “Recover Better – Stand Up for Human Rights.”  In a press release signed by the Executive Director, Joseph Kobla Wemakor and copied to the media, the Human...
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The Executive Director of Human Rights Reporters Ghana (HRRG), Mr. Joseph Wemakor has charged all Ghanaians to be peace loving, law abiding and above all ensure that all their actions, efforts and utterances are geared towards promoting a culture of peace, non-violence and its sustainability before, during and after the upcoming general elections slated for...
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The Former President of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), Ambassador Martin Uhomoibhi has waded into the controversies surrounding the burgeoning issues of human rights abuses being perpetrated against the Shincheonji church and its leader, Lee Man-hee by the South Korean Government in this advent of Covid-19, described it as ‘unfortunate and unique barefaced...
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For the third year in a row, His majesty King Hamad bin Isa AI Khalifa, King of Bahrain is proud to partner with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the Kingdom of Bahrain Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs to recognize young people’s endeavour to be effective and productive citizens contributing to the welfare...
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A deadly pandemic hits at an alarming rate and brings untold pain and hardship upon the whole world. All of a sudden, life came to a standstill as public health and economic issues escalated, dominating the long lists of crises the deadly pandemic has given birth to. Since then, efforts are being made globally to...
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A renowned Kenyan pan-Africanist, Professor of Law and anti-corruption crusader, Patrick Loch Otieno (PLO) Lumumba has admonished the youth to remain resolute in their contribution towards development and unification of the African continent. This he urged them to do without fear of vilification of critics for speaking the truth.Professor Lumumba who was addressing members of...
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Founder cum Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of HIRED Consult, Mr John Aggrey is set to hold this year’s High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) which would convene seven (7) young acclaimed global leaders at a webinar to discuss the world’s most pressing issues affecting the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the SDGs exacerbated...
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