The Ministry of Gender children and social Protection has opened a domestic , sexual and gender-based violence rapid response centre at Agbogbloshie and Madina markets in the Greater Accra Region.
The initiative forms part of efforts by the government to reduce domestic violence in Ghana.
The Unit serves as a rescue centre to sensitive market women on domestic, sexual and gender-based violence.
Various sensitisation workshops were also organized for MCE’s and DCE’s in selected regions across the country to curb the menace.
by Gladys Emefa Gemadzie.