IMPROVING CONDITIONS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PWDs)
In Ghana, persons suffering from both physical and mental disabilities constitute an impoverished marginalised group, characterised by lack of access to public health, education, and other social services that would promote, support and protect the socio-economic rights and realities of disabled persons.
Report On PBLN, Ghana Training on Improving Conditions for Persons with Disability.
In 2006 and 2012, the country passed two Acts to support and protect the rights of disabled persons in Ghana. These were the Person with Disability Act (2006) and Mental Health Act (2012).
PRESS RELEASE ON THE RISE OF MOB JUSTICE IN GHANA
We draw attention to a rising canker in our society today which sets us back as a country; mob justice1.
SACK MADAM CHARLLOTE ASANTE, HEAD MISTRESS OF ABETIFI PRESBYTARIAN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
The Human Rights Advocacy Centre’s attention has been drawn to the torture and inhuman treatment meted out to 13 male students at the Abetifi Presbyterian Senior High School in the Kwehu East District of the Easten Region by Madam Charlotte Asante, the Headmistress of the school.
Educational forum on Gender-Based Violence OSU Homes School
Combating Gender-based Violence in schools is essential to ensure gender parity, especially at the Primary and Junior High School (JHS) levels in Ghana. From research, HRAC has noted that gender-based violence in schools tends to affect the education and health of girls, typically more than boys.
HRAC Celebrates World Day of Social Justice
The Human Rights Advocacy Centre (HRAC) on 20th February celebrated the World Day of Social Justice by organizing an educational forum at the Osu Presbyterian Preparatory School for approximately forty-seven students.