On Friday 12th August 2022, the Department of Gender with support from the UNFPA had an engagement with leaders and members of Artisanal Groups at Dzemeni in the South Dayi District. The engagement was a follow-up to the training of 40 leaders of Artisanal Groups and Heads of Vocational and Technical Institutions in June, 2022.

A total of 126 participants were sensitised on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), Child Marriage and Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH).

The Artisanal Groups present at the engagement were Ghana Hairdressers and Beauticians Association (GHABA), Ghana National Tailors and Dressmakers Association, Garments, Fish Mongers Association, and Welders Association.

Dignitaries present were Mrs. Thywill Eyra Kpe, Regional Director of Department of Gender; Ms. Victoria Fato, UNFPA Focal Person at the VRCC; Madam Senam Fiagbenya, from Ghana Health Service; Mr. Julius Afflu, from Department of Social Welfare.