Gov’t honours gender activist for unique child protection efforts in Ghana

Gov’t honours gender activist for unique child protection efforts in Ghana

- Lilipearl Baaba Otoo has been recognised by the ministry of gender, children and social protection for her work in Ghana

- She is involved in protection and was honoured at an event to mark the International Day of the Child

- Otoo has expressed her appreciation for the award scheme and praised it for the support, training and encouragement it has given her

As part of efforts to mark the International Day of the Child, the gender, children and social protection ministry has honoured a gender activist, Lilipearl Baaba Otoo.

Otoo, who founded Bridge for Equity Ghana, was recognized for her contribution to the protection of children in Ghana

The event coincided with 40th anniversary of the establishment of a national plan to implement the rights of children.

Gov’t honours gender activist for unique child protection efforts in Ghana

Source: starrfm.com.gh
Source: UGC

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It was also an occasion to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).

Starrfm.com.gh reports that Otoo, together with Abigail Teye Mamle, Xorlali Deletsu Victor and Dominic Ebow Arhin are alumni of Plan Ghana.

Otoo revealed that she is honoured to be recognized by the ministry and expressed appreciation for the support, training, and encouragement she has been given.

In other news, Desmond Alugnoa has been invited to be part of the United Nation’s (UN) first-ever youth climate summit.

He has been recognized as a climate and youth empowerment advocate.

The event would take place on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at New York City in the United States of America (USA).

It would provide an opportunity for young leaders interested in championing climate action to reveal their solutions at the UN.

They would also be given the opportunity to engage in a meaningful way with decision-makers on pertinent issues.

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