- Ghanaian humanitarian and entrepreneur, Stacy Amewoyi, has raised an alarm about the abuse of children
- According to her, the issue has reached an alarming level and people trusted to cater for them end up doing the opposite
- She has therefore launched a campaign to ensure that children, especially, girls, are protected from harm
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Ghanaian entrepreneur and humanitarian, Stacy Amewoyi, has launched a campaign to save female children from abusive guardians.
Dubbed ‘Save The Girl Child Campaign’, it is aimed at identifying the challenges children go through when in the care of helpers.
According to her, it is important to constantly remind children that there is hope for them.
She added that child abuse is a global challenge and there are numerous stories about incidents involving close relations such as uncles, aunts, bosses, fathers and step-fathers.
Stacy went on to say that it is often common to see such children on the streets and wonder if they have no homes.
She argues that most of them are enduring one form of abuse or the other and some of them often plan to deal with those who hurt them.
From interactions with some of them, she learned that most of the children in such situations often believe there is nothing good to benefit from in life.
Very few people, she goes on, are ready to open up about their experiences as abused children.
In other news, On January 13, 1972, Colonel Ignatius Kutu Acheampong overthrew the government of Dr. Kofi Abrefa Busia.
YEN.com.gh understands that it was a bloodless coup d’état against the Progress Party that brought Busia to power.
Information available shows that the coup occurred during a time when Dr. Busia travelled to London for medical treatment.
Condemning the coup, Busia said “I believe the people of Ghana will resist this selfish and senseless coup d’etat, and overthrow it.
The people of Ghana know how sincerely we are trying to establish democracy and human dignity, as well as coping with our grave economic problems in order to raise our standard of living.”
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