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The Women’s Manifesto Coalition (WMC) has called on the government and gender rights organisations to take stock of what it described as “the unfulfilled agenda of promoting women’s rights.” It said...

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Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post Resource
This paper is a comparative commentary on the situation of women’s political leadership in Ghana. The paper highlights progress made in the country, draws attention to areas of retrogression and...
Political parties in the country have been asked to ensure that at least 30 per cent of all elected positions at the districts, regional and national levels are occupied by women. The electorate have...

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Guide / Training Material Resource
This publication provides a set of guiding principles for constitutional reform based on practical experiences of constitutional reform processes in a number of countries (Bolivia, Ghana, Indonesia...
Civil society Organizations call on government to pass Affirmative Action bill into Law to encourgae more women participation in the decision making process.   We invite our users to read the...
Freda Prempeh, Member of Parliament (MP) for Tano North Constituency in the Brong Ahafo region has noted with worry that culture is still an obstacle hindering many qualified women to go into...
Report / White Paper Resource
This report provides insight into integrating cultural analysis in development programmes, especially in the critical areas of gender equity and equality and reproductive health and rights. The...

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Five women have successfully gone through vetting to contest positions in the Jirapa constituency election of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Upper West Region. Mr Richard Kuunaah,...

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The Gender Studies and Human Rights Documentation Centre (Gender Centre) has trained 40 women in human rights and leadership to enhance their performance. The training is to sharpen the women's...
Government will not be able to achieve its target of appointing 30 per cent of women to head Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) due to “structural difficulties,” says Dr Raymond...
Mrs Freda Prempeh, Member of Parliament (MP) for Tano North, at the weekend emphasised that a “Legislative Quota Seat” system is urgently required in Ghana’s electoral laws to consolidate the country...
Many have often wondered why despite educational campaigns urging women to get actively involved in politics, they shy away from contesting the Presidency. None of the major Political parties...
A four-day capacity building workshop organized for aspiring female parliamentary candidates in the country opened at Akosombo on Wednesday. The workshop brought together aspiring female...
The Centre for Democratic Development (CDD) has launched a program to train women to spearhead citizenship education towards the promotion of peace, transparency and credibility of the December...
Ms Anna Bossman, Acting Commissioner of the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) on Thursday asked political parties to consider women as capable of becoming flag bearers...
The Commonwealth Observer Group has expressed concern about the low number of women contesting this year's general election in Ghana. The group is in the country at the invitation of the Electoral...
Twenty-three out of the 64 women who contested the New Patriotic Party (NPP) primaries were elected as parliamentary candidates and would contest on the ticket of the NPP in the 2012 general...
Dr Michael Abu Sakara Foster, Presidential Candidate of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) on Wednesday said when elected his government would champion the cause of women in nation building. He...
he anxiety and uncertainty surrounding women's abilities to win Parliamentary seats have been laid to rest as 28 women from nine regions have reached office so far in Ghana's hotly contested 2012...
An ex-Assemblywoman for the Hemang Electoral area, Madam Afia Donko has declared her intention to contest for the presidency in election 2012, as an independent presidential candidate.