Promoting Effective Implementation of the Persons with Disability Act 715:
A draft comprehensive Legislative Instrument (LI) for the Persons with Disability Act 2006 (ACT 715) developed and presented to the Ministry of Employment & Social Welfare and other duty bearers for onward submission to Parliament for consideration.
Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII)
Enhancing Parliament's Oversight Role Through an Effective Implementation of the Recommendations of the Public Accounts Committee on Judgement Debts in Ghana:
A high level of integrity and due diligence exhibited by senior public officers and politicians, leading to reduced wastage and inefficiencies in the utilization of public resources through payment of judgement debts; Public outcry and calls on government to act on reports of PAC and ARICs. A highly sensitized citizenry that is empowered to report suspicious transactions in their offices and communities; Effective ARICs in place and functioning, hence, making the PAC an effective anti-corruption institution; A reader-friendly report on actions and inaction of government on the recommendations of the PAC published for public consumption.
Global Arts and Development Centre (GADEC)
One Billion Rising, Vagina Monologues and Vagina Outreach:
To raise awareness about violence against women and children and encourage the ordinary person to become a change agent because lasting social and cultural change is spread by ordinary people doing extraordinary things; To bring the appropriate legislation or policies to the people and also collate gender violence and related information so as to help policy makers become more appreciative and proactive in policy formulation through the use of interactive theatre; To get decision makers especially the traditional rulers in selected districts to appoint an ombudsman who will serve as a gender liaison between the traditional authorities and the law enforcement agencies.
Northern Sector Mining Intervention:
CSOs and communities and their members particularly women groups and people with disabilities are strengthened to undertake advocacy on their rights using appropriate legal and policy instruments; CSOs, DAs, TAs and mining companies are meeting regularly to discuss and resolve mining-community issues including land, resettlement and compensations and local content to benefit communities and prevent conflicts and its effects on communities, women and children; TAs, DAs and CSOs have implementing mechanisms to identify early warning signals, prevent and manage conflicts; DAs and Communities have mechanisms and structures to prevent child mining and abuse of their rights to education;Stakeholders are aware of potential benefits and dangers of mining, and engage in evidence based advocacy.