Social Justice Day!
A Day observed every year on 20th February, recognising the need to promote social justice and removing social barriers based on race, gender, or religion.
This year’s theme “Closing the Inequalities Gap to Achieve Social Justice”, will address the stark levels of inequality that exists within and between individuals, communities, Districts, regions and countries.
We are here in the Republic of Burkina Faso, to discuss efforts to combat the injustice of sexual and gender-based violence, Female Genital Mutilation and Child Marriage.
We must pass the Affirmative Action Bill Now!!
We must also make a
genuine commitment to remove the systemic barriers that exacerbate social injustice and inequalities.
Keeping Mothers Alive & Eliminating HIV New Infections Among Pregnant Women and their exposed Children is an innovative project initiative Funded by the Charities AID International through the Positive Action for Children Fund.
The project interventions have contributed towards the acceleration of HIV testing and Counselling Services through fostering Community Clinic Collaboration as well as mobile outreach know your status campaigns.We have championed pediatric HIV interventions and are seeking consolidate the gains made in the context of PMTCT option B+ which is being implemented in Ghana.
Our advocacy and demand creation interventions have increased access to HIV Testing and Counselling services to 8750 people mostly women, children and nursing mothers. Our efforts have also increased access to HIV treatment services and reduced loss to follow-up on PMTCT.
Ghana Strengthening Accountability Mechanism (GSAM) is a flagship Social Accountability and Participatory Governance project initiative funded by USAID through a consortium of NGOs led by CARE International.
The project interventions under the auspices of CDA-Ghana is directly impacting lives and improving citizens oversight and demand-side accountability in the implementation of Capital Development projects by the local government authorities. The project interventions have strengthened local level accountability mechanisms, increased internally generated revenues of the local Assemblies and improved public service delivery especially health services in the Atebubu/Amantin Municipality in the Brong Ahafo Region.
Partnership for Sustainable and Equitable Access and Use of Improved Sanitation and Hygiene Services funded by UNICEF.
Our partnership with UNICEF in the implementation of the Community Led Total Sanitation Program in the Upper West Region has directly contributed to 256 communities declared as Open Defecation Free (ODF) just in less than two years.
This means people living in those communities no longer defecates in the open and every household has a simple latrine. We have through this project contributed to improving the dignity of local people, improved their health conditions and general wellbeing.
The project advocacy interventions have directly influenced Seven (7) Municipal and District Assemblies to Pass Sanitation By-laws and regulations, set-up a sanitation fund and developed comprehensive sanitation action plans. Our efforts contributed significantly towards the improved Sanitation outcomes in the Upper West Region as evidenced in the 2016 DLT Results where Upper West Region was said to have made the most improvements in rural sanitation outcomes for the year 2016.