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“PUZZLED” TV SERIES PREMIERED

The Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF) in collaboration with Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) has premiered its new Television (TV) series dubbed “PUZZLED” based on the Child and Family Welfare Policy (CFWP) 2015 for Ghanaians to be able to understand and appreciate the Policy. The TV series is the translation of the Policy into a …

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Stakeholders call for young persons’ knowledge bridging on Children’s Act and Laws protecting children in Ghana.

Increasing awareness and deepening knowledge on the Children’s Act, 1998 (Act 560), the Juvenile Justice Act, 2003 (Act 653) as well as the Child and Family Welfare Policy, stakeholders have called for engagements to sensitize and enhance knowledge of young persons. They have also called for the inclusion of persons with disability in decision making …

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“The projection and protection of children’s welfare is a collective responsibility” – MoGCSP

Safeguarding the welfare of children and their freedom of expression in the country, Mrs Florence Ayisi Quartey, the Acting Director, Department of Children, at the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP), says, a collective approach is needed to project and protect the welfare of the youngsters. She explained that, the Children’s Act, passed …

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Inclusion of PWD’s in national planning and budgetary process.

As part of efforts to promote the inclusion and participation of young persons with disabilities in the planning and decision making process in Ghana, the Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF) organized an educational visit to the Parliament of Ghana for Students from the Cape Coast School of the Deaf. This initiative under the sponsorship of the …

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YBF, OSIWA Hold Second PWDs Inclusion Sensitization Forum.

Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF), a continental youth development advocacy and empowerment leader, with the support of Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) has organized another sensitization forum for youth with disabilities on the value of their participation in decision making processes at Cape Coast School of the Deaf and Blind (CAPEDEAF). The forum which …

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Make citizens’ budget accessible to visually impaired – YBF, OSIWA

Mr. Seth Oteng, The Executive Director of Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF),has called on Metropolitans, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) and Central Government to make accessible their Composite and National Budgets to visually impaired citizens to enhance the inclusion of persons with disabilities in governance at both the local and national levels. He said “It is …

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