2017 World Day Against Child Labour Celebration Organized On 12th June, 2017 At Sanfo M/A Jhs Premises On The Theme “Impact And Disaster On Child Labour.

The 2017 World Day against Child Labour was celebrated on the 12th June, 2017 at Sanfo M/A JHS. The program comprise of pupils from Sanfo M/A Basic school, Teachers, Community Child Protection Committee members, Director for CHRAJ, National Youth Authority, Girl Child Coordinator, Circuit Supervisor from GES, Deputy Coordinating Director and RRIG staff.

The Executive Director stated the purpose of the program as celebrating the World Day against Child Labour, a way of eliminating child labour among children. She explained child labour is a crime against the child’s health. Among the causes of child labour she stated were long distance between home and school and children who do not have enough care and support to enjoy school.

Report On The International Day Of The Africa Child Celebration Organized On The 21st June, 2017 At Denyase M/A Jhs In The Bekwai Municipality

The International Day of the African Child which is marked on 16th June every year was celebrated at Denyase M/A JHS on Wednesday June 21, 2017. The theme for the 2017 International Day of the African Child was “Accelerating protection, empowerment and equal opportunities for children in Africa by 2030.

Mad. Aba Oppong advised the pupils to be obedient to their teachers and those in authority, be discipline and stop intimidating each other, show respect to the elderly and peers and have confidence.
She cautioned the young girls to avoid child marriages, teenage pregnancy and unhealthy relationship with boys and men. Also they should be equally disciplined, courageous and have a vision and plan.She also advised parents to stop sending the children on errands during school hours.


The Rights and Responsibilities Initiative Ghana (RRIG) is a female – led Non-Governmental Organization established in 2015. RRIG seeks to improve on the conditions of vulnerable people in the society through community participation, engagement, accountability and capacity building in the realization of their full potential and total human development.

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