Fusaid-Ghana, a women and girl-child oriented non-profit humanitarian organization that advocates the rights of women in society, in partnership with Blaqsheep Multimedia Group Limited, is set to hold its 2nd Annual Women’s Conference Against Domestic Violence and violence against women.
The organization which is known for its numerous women and girl-child empowerment initiatives such as their partnerships with the Ghana Deaf Association for the Girl-child empowerment seminar in Akropong, and the Concerned Africans Youth Forum for the annual Model ECOWAS Summit and the Weekly ‘Women In Focus’ podcast that discusses and suggests solutions to problems faced by 21st century Ghanaian women home and in the Diaspora, among others, seeks to continually advocate against gender violence and all forms of abuses and as a result has introduced this annual women’s conference to serve this purpose.
This edition which is themed; ‘The StepUp Agenda’ seeks to encourage an all-inclusive participation with focus on both men and women from all walks of life in the fight and advocacy against gender violence and abuses.
It is scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 9th at the Mikaddo Conference Center (former Kama Conference Centre, and ) features key stakeholders such as representatives of the Domestic Violence and Victims’ Support Unit of the Ghana Police Service, the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection Services, Veteran Human Rights Advocates, Traditional and Community leaders such as Dr. Abena Antwi (Health Economist and Human Rights Advocate), Nana Yaa Gyindoh I, (Queenmother of Elubo Ghana-Nungua Traditional Area), Kafui Danku, (Multiple Award-winning Filmmaker and Author), Asmau Ayub, (Clinical Psychologist), Ms. Edem Fairre, (Founder, Edemfairre Foundation) as well as some international Speakers and domestic violence survivors; Bron Williams and Ruchi Singh from Melbourne, Australia and India respectively, who will be sharing victim’ experiences and overcoming fears after an abuse situation.
In line with the organization’s purpose for choice of theme, the conference also features some key male stakeholders and personalities such as Nana Ansah Kwao IV (Chief of Adumasa, Akwamu Traditional Are), Alhaji Salisu Maude, (Chief, Zongo Traditional Areas, Accra) and Mr. Ogechukwu Nweke , (Marriage Counselor and Lawyer.)
This edition is opened to the public as well as media institutions and seeks to be educative with its Panel Discussion session which will include a Question and Answer segment. There will also Exhibition and sale of products, networking and socialization moments. Prospective attendants are encouraged to visit Fusaid-Ghana platform on Facebook to register their details ahead of program date.