5th Report October/November 2010 still no real achievement but there are efforts by the Ministry of Women & Children’s Affairs to get more women into public offices, targeting the upcoming District Assembly Elections through sensitization, capacity building, mentoring, etc. Source:Ghana Post Elections 5th Report October/November 2010
4th Report September 2010 50 women from each region were selected for capacity building and will be deployed to their various districts to train more women and sensitize them and encourage them to contest for upcoming DA elections. Source: Ghana Post Elections 4th Report September 2010
3rd Report August 2010
The government through the sector Ministry, has mapped up campaign strategy to increase women participation in the District Assemblies upcoming elections. Source:Ghana Post Elections 3rd Report August 2010
1st Report January - June 2010 Women constitute 51% of the total population in Ghana, and have 12.4% representation in government and public service. (Source: ministry of Women and Children Affairs, 2008 figures).
Available statistics indicate that government is yet o fulfill its campaign promise of ensuring 40% women representation in government and public service. The percentage of women in parliament is 8.7%, 5.3% as chief executives in district assemblies, and the percentage of women on public boards and administrative positions hovers around 23%. (UNDP Ghana Human Development Report, 2007 and Electoral Commission of Ghana, 2008) Source: Ghana Post Elections 1st Report January - June 2010