The Human Rights Reporters Ghana (HRRG) an NGO established by journalists, freelancers’ lawyers and other professionals with the rights of women, girls and children at heart have organized a sensitization program for school children in Accra Ghana.
The NGO used the opportunity to education pupils at the basic school on the dangers of kidnapping and how the participants can stay safe and avoid being kidnapped.
30 Junior High School (JHS) pupils of the Grand Success Academy in Accra benefited from the program on on Wednesday 13th day of March 2019.
This program was part of the projects earmarked by the organization to achieve its goals and objectives for the year. The sensitization program will be held in several schools in the coming months so as to ensure that our young ones are educated and armed in this dangerous times we live in as a country especially after the kidnapping of the three ladies.
Human Rights Reporters Ghana
The Human Rights Reporters Ghana (HRRG) plans to carry out such programs in schools to sensitize children of school going age on Kidnapping, teenage pregnancy and tramadol abuse with the hope that, at the end of the project, school children will benefit immensely. They will be educated on kidnapping and how to evade it, Teenage pregnancy, its associated challenges and how to avoid it and tramadol abuse, its dangers to health and academic work. This organization has been recognized by the Amnesty International.
The above social issues are critical and this organization is the right one to champion the fight, to help create a culture of human rights consciousness, by imparting knowledge and skills, which will help mold good attitudes amongst children, and improve the human rights awareness of school children.
Society, corporate organizations, individuals and human rights activists must support this organization to deliver on its core mandate. Our collective effort and support to such organizations will go a long way to help deal with social injustices, protect the vulnerable thus women, girls and children in general and pave way for a well-informed society on their rights. This will also give those who have suffered abuse in the past, the voice to be heard as we empower the vulnerable to become aware, informed and assertive in fighting for their rights.
The world can be a better place only if we make it a world without discrimination, a world where male and female, young and old of all race and colour are threaded equally, fairly and are given equal opportunities. A world where we collectively seek the well being and safety of the vulnerable and the marginalized.
Let us all join the fight as the Human Rights Reporters Ghana (HRRG) leads the way as advocates and the voice for the voiceless in our society.