Defence for Children International holds Annual General Assembly

Defence for Children International Ghana (DCI), a Non-Governmental Organisation, promoting children’s rights and advocating policies that protect the rights of children, has held its Annual General Assembly in Kumasi.The meeting which sought to take stock of its activities in 2021 also elected a new Executive Council to steer the affairs of the organisation for the next two years.

Also invited for the meeting were implementing partners of the “She Leads” project which is being implemented in six districts and municipalities in the Ashanti Region including Bosomtwe, Asante-Akim North, Asokore Mampong, Obuasi, and Kumasi Metro.

“She Leads” is a five-year project aimed at increasing sustained influence of girls and young women on decision-making and the transformation of gender norms in formal and informal institutions.It is an initiative of Plan International Netherlands, Defence for Children International – ECPAT the Netherlands (DCI-ECPAT), African Women’s Development and Communication Network, and Terres des Hommes of the Netherlands with funding support from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


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