Member of Parliament for the Bia East constituency
“I am one of the senior members of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Employment, State Enterprises and Social Welfare. We are grateful to ICI for taking us through the training on child labour concepts. It is good to understand child labour issues as parliamentarians. I am now aware of the fact that we need to do more in the creation of awareness on this issue as a country. The training has helped me to see the disconnect between the Constitution of Ghana and the Children’s Act. I have now understood concepts like child work and how to really define who can be classified as a child. This knowledge will not only help us become better lawmakers, but it will also help us in our role as opinion leaders in our constituencies.”
Before we started this project with ICI, all women were isolated and only took care of their household. There were no commun...
"Before ICI provided our school with desks, children were stacked on their old benches by four or five."
"Before ICI project came to our community I used to spray my cocoa farm without any protective clothing and for longer hours...