Kidnapping has become a worrying social issue in Ghana and so the HRRG is championing efforts at demystifying the kidnapping phenomenon in Ghana. Human Rights Reporters Ghana, a dynamic NGO with a vision and mission to educate, be an advocate and the voice for women, girls and children has organized a massive sensitization workshop for over 400 pupils of Tower Preparatory & JHS School
The over 400 pupils of the preparatory school located in Accra, were equipped with world-class authentic and adequate knowledge to help stay safe and foil any attempt of kidnappers. The beneficiaries were also provided with basic techniques to help them outsmart tricks used by kidnappers.
The volunteers of the Human Rights Reporters Ghana educated the pupils on the operandi, tactics as well as the plans that are often deployed by kidnappers. Knowledge on this will go a long way to help the children avoid been lured.
In addition, the beneficiaries were armed to the teeth with guidelines that will help them outwit the so-called kidnappers.
The Executive Director of Human Rights Reporters Ghana
Mr. Joseph Wemakor the Executive Director who was on the ground with the hard-working volunteers informed the media that, the sensitization exercise was part of the bigger project of the organization which aims at informing and educating on kidnapping an issue that has gained the attention of the entire country with little been done to educate the populace.
He also informed that media that, other sub-projects within the KTT project of the organization which will be rolled out soon include its flagship training and workshops to help curtail the worrying teenage pregnancy and the abuse of Tramadol by the youth of the country.
This will go a long way to help deal with all manner of miscreants engaged in abduction of our young girls, ladies, children and the vulnerable in general.
It is believed that the training on kidnapping will help in these trying moments when it has escalated and has become a major topic on varied national and international platforms.
Why the Sensitization on kidnapping by Human Rights Reporters Ghana
The mysterious disappearance of (3) girls: Priscilla Blessing Bentum, Ruth Love Quayson and Priscilla Koranteng in the Western Region namely without knowing their whereabouts send shivers the spine of many right thinking members of our society.
This and other human rights violation issues in the country called for this important project which is yielding positive results, educating children and inspiring confidence in our future leaders. This is the time to educate the citizenry and arm them with the relevant skills, and knowledge on such matters .
Support the KTT project – Kidnapping, Teenage Pregnancy and Tramadol Abuse
The impact of this project has been heartwarming although it is at the pilot stage. Soon, the Human Rights Reporters Ghana will roll out the nationwide sensitization in all the ten regions of Ghana. They used the opportunity to appeal to well meaning Ghanaian, Other NGOs, and civil society organizations, Businesses and Philamtropist to support this noble project to reach at least 10 million Ghana’s.
Mr. Marvin Owusu Boateng, the Headmaster of the School has lauded the gallant effort of in the Human Rights Reporters Ghana for the brilliant concept and believes that such programs need to be organized more frequently for the pupils.