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.
Report On PBLN, Ghana Training on Improving Conditions for Persons with Disability.
In 2006 and 2012, the country passed two Acts to support and protect the rights of disabled persons in Ghana. These were the Person with Disability Act (2006) and Mental Health Act (2012).
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.”
2015 Advocacy and Empowerment of LGBT Rights (LGBT HANDBOOK)
“Like being a woman, like being a racial, religious, tribal, or ethnic minority, being LGBT does not make you less human. And that is why gay rights are human rights, and human rights are gay rights.” -
Hillary Clinton at Human Rights Day (2011).
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.