-The Ghana Education Service has warned male teachers to stop the practice of using their students as maidservants
-The practice is against the code of ethics of the education service of the country
Male teachers have been cautioned against requesting for services from female students in their homes.
According to the Director in charge of Girls Education Unit of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Madam Nutsugah Mikado, it had come to the realization of the service that these male teachers took advantage of them.
The director said these male teachers used some of these girls as maidservants in their homes by making them run errands, cook and also wash for them.
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These actions by the teachers she stressed was against the code of ethics of the Ghana education service.
The director passed this note of warning at a ceremony to present food and cash to beneficiaries from the participating schools in the food and cash incentive programme, at Kulkpeni in the Yendi Municipality in the Northern Region.
Under the programme, the girls from deprived communities, were provided with food and cash to encourage them to remain in school and complete their basic education.
The programme is currently benefitting a total of 17,000 girls from deprived communities in the three regions of the north and parts of northern Volta.
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