Ghana: CDD trains women to lead peace crusade

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Ghana: CDD trains women to lead peace crusade

The Centre for Democratic Development (CDD) has launched a program to train women to spearhead citizenship education towards the promotion of peace, transparency and credibility of the December elections.

Dubbed “Promoting democratic citizenship to enhance elections peace, transparency and credibility in Ghana”, it aims at building the capacities of selected women from 15 electoral-violence prone districts to create more awareness about the need for peace.

They are expected to do this through community education, stakeholder meetings and community durbars, engagement of the youth, women, those with disability, party foot soldiers and traditional rulers, to help them to have a better understanding of not only their democratic and civic rights, but also their responsibilities.


Read the complete story at GhanaWeb, published 27 July 2012.