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…once upon a time in Cape Coast!


The Mini Sexual Reproductive Health Youth Camp was organized and hosted by the Cape Coast branch of Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana’s youth wing Youth Action Movement (YAM), which started on 1st February officially ended on the 3rd of February.  The main objective of the camp was to offer community service to one of the communities in cape coast, Brabedzi- the last community in Cape Coast before Jukwa. The community was ready to host the team offer their Reproductive Health service; information sharing, one-on-one discussion on Reproductive Health Issues, with emphasis on Family Planning and Contraception, HIV & AIDS,  Hepatitis B.

In an interview with Michael Tagoe (Project Officer, PPAG) he mentioned  the  mini youth camp was the first of its kind, and that in the past it was in a form of a congress which brought together only chairpersons from YAM branches across the country. This one included ordinary members of the movement…

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Meet @Macjordan, Ghana’s First Internet Freedom Fellow!

The Internet Freedom Fellows program brings human rights activists from across the globe to Geneva, Washington, and Silicon Valley to meet with fellow activists, U.S. and international government leaders, and members of civil society and the private sector engaged in technology and human rights. A key goal of the program is to share experiences and lessons learned on the importance of a free Internet to the promotion of freedom of expression and freedom of assembly as fundamental human rights. Launched in 2011, the program is run by the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in Geneva.


Mac-Jordan Degadjor is one of Ghana’s most skilled social media advocates. An executive of Blogging Ghana, Mac-Jordan promotes the freedom of expression through blogs and social media both on and off-line. He together with other forward-leaning Ghanaians have organized 18 BarCamps across Ghana since 2009 inspiring youth to get on-line where ever and however they can, making sure they have Ghanaian peers available to walk them through tech challenges.

We congratulate Mr. Degadjor and appreciate his participation in the West African Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Workshop #CyberSecWA Internet Freedom panel held in Ghana January 29 – 31, 2013. We look forward to following him @MacJordaN and on this blog as he meets with other international online activists and shares his uniquely Ghanaian perspective with the Internet Freedom Fellows #IFF2013. Ayekoo! 😉


Source: BloggingGhana & USEMbassyGhana

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