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  • UN Ghana sensitises women traders on children's rights on Human Rights Day Dec 19, 2017

    Some 100 women traders of the Kaneshie Market in Accra were the targets of this year’s event to mark Human Rights Day 2017 organised by the UN Communications Group (UNCG) under the leadership of the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Accra. The traders were sensitised on child trafficking, child labour and child abuse, as well as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in general, at a forum held on the premises of the market complex, one of the busiest in the capital city.

  • Human Rights Day: need to translate words into action Dec 10, 2017

    As Human Rights Day is commemorated worldwide on 10 December, and anticipating the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 2018, the UN in Ghana joins UN Secretary-General António Guterres in his call for words to be translated into action. This is an important date to commend the efforts of many stakeholders advancing the rights of Ghanaians who are most at risk of not having their human rights recognised and protected.

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