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Promotion of human rights awareness in business project launched

A project to raise awareness among university students and business professionals about the rights and obligations employers owe their employees under international and local human right laws has been launched. The project titled ‘Promoting Human Rights Awareness in Business’ was launched at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), where the business curriculum …

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Promoting Human Rights Awareness in Business Project to be Launched!!

The LRC, with support from the State of Netherlands, is launching a project aimed at raising awareness of how human rights apply in business settings dubbed “Promoting Human Rights Awareness in Business” as part of our goal to influence national institutions to be more transparent, accountable, human rights oriented and consistent. The project seeks to …

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Lack of SCCs, Shelter Homes Undermining Juvenile Justice System – Stakeholders

Child rights activists have strongly advocated for the government of Ghana to build at least one senior correctional centre and a shelter home home in each region of the country otherwise the current situation would continue to undermine the country’s juvenile justice system. The lack of SCCs and Shelter Homes in nine of 10 of …

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Do not despise reformed children-Lawyer

Parents have been advised not see or handle children from reformation centers as community outcasts or failures. The project coordinator for ‘Child Justice’ at the Legal Resources Center, lawyer Clarke Noyoru gave this counsel in Tamale during a one day workshop to engage stakeholders of children’s rights and justice in the Northern region. He said, …

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Senior correctional centers needed to improve juvenile justice

Child rights activists have attributed Ghana’s poor Juvenile Justice System (JJS) to lack of active Senior Correctional Centres (SCC) and shelters. According to them, only one out of the supposed SCCs nationwide is functioning, and this is undermining the country’s Juvenile  Justice System. “The lack of SCCs and Shelter Homes in nine out of 10 …

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