International Needs Ghana (INGH) has organized a 2-day training session for Traditional Leaders, District Child Protection Committee (DCPC) members, Assembly Members, and District Officers of the Upper Manya Krobo District Assembly on issues covering Child Protection, Child Trafficking, Monitoring and Evaluation, Legal Frameworks and Budget Advocacy. 36 Participants participated in the session and pledged their support to work to improve the situation of Child Trafficking in the District.
The training session forms part of activities being undertaken under second phase of the Growing Up Free (GUF) project which aims at enhancing the effectiveness of Ghana’s efforts to combat child trafficking and slavery. INGH is working in six communities in the Upper Manya Krobo District.
INGH is undertaking the second phase of the GUF project in twenty-one (21) communities in four regions (Eastern, Central, Greater Accra and Volta). The first phase which started in October 2015 ended in September 2019. INGH is implementing GUF in partnership with Free the Slaves with funding from the US State Department.