On Monday, 29th August 2022, the Department of Gender with support from the UNFPA engaged members of Artisanal Groups and their leaders at Peki Blengo 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 held in June, 2022.

A total of 142 participants were sensitised on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), Child Marriage, and Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH).

The various groups present for the engagement were from National Association of Hairdressers and Beauticians (NAHB), Ghana Hairdressers and Beauticians Association (GHABA), Ghana National Tailors and Dressmakers Association, Masons, Co-operative and Carpenters Association.

Resource persons were Mrs. Thywill Eyra Kpe, Regional Director of Department of Gender; Madam Senam Fiagbenya, from Ghana Health Service; Mr. Kojo Adih, from Ghana Population Council; and the District Director of GHS.