This Human Rights article is about Child’s Rights especially in Ghana. It shows different Children’s Rights violations that occur in Ghana before analyzing international, regional and domestic law for the protection of the child.
The Franco-German Prize for Human Rights and the Rule of Law awarded 16 human right defenders from around the world for their efforts and their work. All 16 individuals are portrait in this article, as well as the somehow noticable controversy of the event.
On an outreach with the Human Rights Advocacy Center, I learned a lot about domestic violence in Ghana. And how much it is everyday life, with women accepting the facts rather than fighting for their rights.
What can you do when there is certain law that protects children, the country is party to the treaty, but yet, the government and authorities care more about extra money than about their job. Corruption is a strong and painful weapon…
Just thinking about being a lawyer for human rights soon in the future is enough motivation for the second semester of my Law Masters. But this article is all about the first semester, which I actually survived. With many sleepless nights, but also many joys.
It’s fascinating to see what can be done by just a few people. The farm is definitely a project that opened my eyes. Because community work and development work really starts small. And even when it’s a small project, it can have quite a big influence!