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SHE POWER: Ahuofe Patricia leads campaign against sexual abuse

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Priscilla Opoku Agyeman popularly known in showbiz as Ahuofe Patricia is embarking on a campaign to create awareness about domestic and sexual abuse.

The project is put together by She Power, a non-governmental organisation which empowers young girls against sexual abuse in Africa.

It also seeks to promote gender equality.

This is in collaboration with Lokhanda with Ahoufe Patricia as founder and Executive Director of the project.

She Power in accordance with the aspirations of the Ministry of Education is an effective Girl Child protection programme with an educational curriculum designed to create and ensure a culture of safety and security for all educational institutions.

They teach practical, fun and appropriate means of awareness, prevention, escape and survival skills, and als provide long-term support for female child victims of sexual abuse.

In tandem with the project’s objective, Ahuofe Particia and her team visited female pupils of the Gomoa Dampase D/A Model Basic School a few days ago to empower them against sexual abuse.

The programme taught the pupils to practice safety skills to understand consent, build confidence, recognise, prevent and also report any form of sexual misconduct.

During the training, girls were also advised to be persistent in getting help or response from trusted persons when they experience any behaviour or threat of abuse likely from friends, teachers, head masters, family relatives and other perpetrators.

The boys in the school were also admonished to report any form of abuse against victims and not to see girls as object of abuse.

Ahuofe Patricia is a Ghanaian actress who got into the limelight through the ‘Boys Kasa’ series, which also discovered comedian Kalybos.

She has starred in movies such as ‘Door 2 Door,’ ‘Cocoa Brown,’ ‘Keteke,’ ‘Amakye & Dede,’ among others.

Source: citinewsroom.com/Ghana

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