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Louise M Bishop | Associate Professor Emerita | Clark Honors College

My husband Jim Earl and I traveled with Leslie Steeves to Ghana in the summer of 2011. Leslie’s expert guidance helped us learn about Ghana’s history, Leslie’s program, and the meaning and power of journalism in the country. Leslie’s contacts run throughout the country’s many levels – political, academic, and personal. Leslie was unfailingly generous […]

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Tahira Hayes

Doing the media in Ghana program was one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. Living in Ghana challenged me and changed me. I came home a much more patient and understanding person. It gave me a better appreciation for the different ways in which people live and it altered my value system — […]

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“Bad girl” stigma in Ghana and the repercussions of discriminatory health care

77% of Ghanaians have access to contraceptive services, yet the country is still battling an incredibly high rate of adolescent pregnancies, unsafe abortions and maternal deaths. 350 out of every 100,000 women who give birth in Ghana die, and as many as 26% of all maternal deaths are adolescents. Increased access to modern contraceptives should […]

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2030 SDGs and the pathway to UHC in Ghana

At the Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR) the walls are lined with shelves containing massive binders detailing campaigns, meetings and initiatives about not only reproductive health rights, but all health-related issues. These binders contain information about anything and everything from information about malaria and HIV/AIDS, to universal access to health care and primary health […]

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