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Heads of Institutions undergo short course on human rights

Senior Management Officials and Employers at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) are undergoing a two-day training in human rights in business to help reduce abuses at the work place. The short course is part of activities under the “Promoting Human Rights Awareness in Business” project being implemented by Legal Resources Centre …

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LRC trains 23 paralegals to promote children’s rights

The Legal Resources Centre (LRC) has trained twenty three paralegals in Bolgatanga in the Upper East to assist state institutions such as the police, social welfare and Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice to work on cases of children who come into conflict with the law. The Legal Resources Centre with support from European …

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LRC to redefine “outdated” Ghanaian child protection system

The Legal Resources Centre (LRC) has unveiled a three-year project seeking to redefine the Ghanaian child protection system which it describes as “out-dated” and “modelled along European” cultures rather than home-grown traditions. The current system has become “ineffective and not suited to the needs of citizens,” LRC officials said, and called for legal and policy …

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LRC trains paralegals on child rights protection in Upper East

The Legal Resources Centre (LRC) has trained some selected persons as paralegals in four Districts of the Upper East Region to assist in alternative dispute resolution involving children. The initiative was part of the LRC’s goal to influence national institutions to be more transparent, accountable, human rights-oriented and consistent with the broad outlook of Ghana’s …

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Make Child Rights protection your priority-LRC

Ghana would be 62 years old on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 after gaining independence from her colonial masters. But it is sad to know that, the independence and the welfare of most Ghanaian children is better left untold as children in the country suffer all forms of abuses including child trafficking, defilement, physical torture among …

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