Dr. Sylvester Kyei-Gyamfi was appointed as a management committee member for the Centre for Gender Studies and Advocacy (GECENSA) in 2021. He holds two Master’s degrees in Adult Education (MA) and Development Studies (MA), and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology/History (BA). He has been working in child rights promotion and research fields since 1996, and has gained extensive experience in issues related to child survival, protection, and development.
He is currently the Head of the Information Research and Advocacy Division (IRAD) of the Department of Children (DOC). As part of his public outreach duties, he has engaged extensively in sensitizing children, parents, traditional authorities, legislators, policymakers, and other high-level government officials to sensitize them on child rights and protection issues.
Dr. Gyamfi also has rich field experience and skills in research methods (qualitative and qualitative) and has the ability to analyze data and produce comprehensive reports. He has served on various national steering committees and inter-ministerial task forces to address specific issues requiring expertise and knowledge of child rights.
Dr. Gyamfi has some international exposure and been part of various national delegations to present issues on behalf of Ghanaian women and children. He has good administrative, interpersonal, and communication qualities and made an immense contribution to several academic and professional publications.