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In recent times, human trafficking has become a global concern as both developed and developing countries are grappling with its associated challenges. Both women and men, including children, are being trafficked all over the world, usually from one geographical area to another or within the same geographical space either for sex exploitation or hard labour with little remuneration. In...
International Women’s Day
As part of the 2021 International Women’s Day Celebration, the Centre for Gender Studies and Advocacy (CEGENSA) organized a webinar on Work-Life Balance in COVID Time: Views of Professional Women to mark the importance of the Day. The panelists for the session were: Dr. Enyonam Kpekpena, President of Women in Engineering, Ghana; Ms. Hanifa Yahaya, Private Legal Practitioner; Mrs. Victoria De-...

Professor Charlotte Wrigley-Asante
 
The Centre for Gender Studies and Advocacy (CEGENSA), University of Ghana, has held a two-day roundtable conference for Directors and Coordinators of Gender Centres in institutions of higher learning in Ghana. The theme of the conference was “Strengthening Cooperation among Gender Centres in Higher Institutions in Ghana”. Participants were drawn from both...

Management Committee memebers
 
The Centre for Gender Studies and Advocacy (CEGENSA) has inaugurated its Management Committee. Prof. Charlotte Wrigley-Asante, Director of CEGENSA in her opening remarks, welcomed members present and thanked them for accepting to be part of the management body of the Centre. She indicated that the Committee is a very important one since its major role is to...
The Centre for Gender Studies and Advocacy (CEGENSA), University of Ghana collaborated with the Embassy of Israel to Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone to organize a seminar on women’s empowerment on the theme “WOMEN: REWIRED FOR CHANGE”. The seminar was also part of the activities to mark the 71st Independence Day celebrations and six decades of Israel-Ghana relations.The programme was held in the...
As part of this year’s International Women’s Day (March 8, 2019), the Centre for Gender Studies and Advocacy (CEGENSA) in collaboration with the Women in Debate of the University of Ghana Debate Society organized a panel discussion on the theme: Balance for Better campaign which focused on think equal, build smart and innovate for change.
The panel members who discussed the theme provided...
As part of the 2018 college of humanities conference held at the University of Ghana campus, a special session on gender and sexual harassment was put in place with the aim at informing participants about the University of Ghana policy on sexual harassment and to throw light on how far the University have come with its implementation. The session which took place on the 2nd of November, 2018 was...
One of the core objectives of the Centre for Gender Studies and Advocacy (CEGENSA), is to mentor newly appointed staff, particularly females. In line with this the Center held a meeting on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at CEGENSA for newly appointed Faculty with a key objective of introducing CEGENSA’s activities to them and to encourage those whose research interests or areas were connected to...