Written by the AFAWI Team in Ghana...
.... to be read around the world!
'How has AFAWI and other Ngo’s been affected by Ghana becoming a lower-middle-income country (LMIC)' - by Isla Leckie, 28.11.2022
'Currently, a pressing issue for AFAWI as a grassroots Ghanian based NGO is funding. AFAWI uses four main funding streams: project-based funding by partner institutions, private and corporate donations, membership programme and fundraising. A majority of this funding is received from outside Ghana, though this has been recently seriously..' Read More.
'Mental health in Ghana : stigma, discrimination and superstition' - by Perrine Maillot, 31.10.2022
'On June 24th, I hosted a presentation in front of a class full of students on mental health and the stigma around it. I was aware of how sensitive a topic it was and took every precaution to ensure the information in the presentation was correct and relevant to schoolchildren aged 9 to 17. I was adamant on presenting such a topic as it is near and dear to my hard but...' Read More.
'How does Ghana’s e-governance impact the ability for women to be empowered?' - by Hannah Pain, 09.09.2022
'At the Fourth World Conference on Women in 2000, a significant turning point for the global agenda for gender equality, it was acknowledged that women should be empowered by enhancing their skills, knowledge, and access to ICT as this will strengthen their ability to gain employment, narrow the gender gap and...' Read More.
'Bridging the gender gap in schools to achieve sustainable development' - by Emma Ridley, 05.07.2022
'Children’s education in sub-Saharan Africa has the highest rates of education exclusion. 9 million girls between 6 and 11 years-old have never attended school, compared to 6 million boys, and gender differences in schools become more obvious during secondary education, even in wealthy households. The Ministry of Education (2015) declares that...' Read More.