Follow-up to the UN Human Rights Committee's Recommendations to Ghana: The role of csos
On Monday, 31st July 2017, the HRAC organized a meeting with different CSOs and members of the Centre for Civil and Political Rights and the UN Human Rights Committee from Geneva to discuss the follow-up process to the UN Human Rights Committee’s recommendations to Ghana and in which way CSOs can take part in it.
HRAC Participation in the United Nations 117th Session on the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
Ghana ratified the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights in 2000. After more than a decade of delay, Ghana submitted its first report on the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) to the United Nations Human Rights Committee (HR Committee) in 2014.
HRAC’S BRIEFING SESSION ON THE UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW ON SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH RIGHTS
The Human Rights Advocacy Center, in collaboration with the Ghana Coalition of Health NGOs, organized a briefing session on the United Nations Periodic Review with selected members of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Health, Committee on Gender, Children and Social Protection, and Committee on Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs.”
HRAC ORGANIZES TRAINING FOR HEALTH WORKERS IN KOFORIDUA.
The Human Rights Advocacy acknowledges health workers as duty bearers who are tasked with the responsibility of ensuring the protection of the rights of key populations in Ghana. We believe that health rights are human rights and for this reason, there should be no barriers to access to health care for key populations (KPs).
Advocacy Workshop For Law Enforcement Officers, Human Rights Defenders,Public Institutions, Religious and Traditional Leaders On The Human Rights Of LGBT in Ghana.
In Ghana, discrimination and violence against members of the Lesbians, Gay, Bisexuals and Trans genders(LGBT) persons are widespread, both within State institutions and in the community at large.
POLICE: PROTECTORS OR VIOLATORS OF HUMAN RIGHTS.
Lately the police service have been making headlines for brutalizing civilians who break the laws in their presence or accused people who are held in police custody. The treatment meted out to these people include excessive tasering, beating, stripping them naked and other forms of dehumanizing actions.