Ghanaian journalists must be getting ready to celebrate. Criminal Libel will go, and it will be in style, for the NDC would support the Criminal Libel Law Amendment Bill when it is brought before the House for consideration.

Salary : £15,383 - £16,974 depending on experience
Location : (Vauxhall, London), United Kingdom
Closing Date : 13 Jul 2001
Job posted on : 19 Jun 2001

About 69 trafficked Nigerian girls are deported monthly, wife of the Vice President, Mrs. Titi Abubakar, has said. Addressing youth corps members during an awareness campaign at the NYSC orientation camp in Kubwa, a satellite town in the Federal Capital Territory, Mrs. Abubakar lamented that between March and April this year, about 1,126 of such girls had been deported.

Two UN agencies join hands to fight the fast spread of HIV/AIDS among women and girls. Women now constitute 47% of the 34.7 million adults living with HIV/AIDS worldwide, while the number is 55% for Sub-Saharan Africa - and increasing.

One year before the general elections in Morocco, international and national organisations are preparing the field for an enhanced political participation of women. Morocco has one of the lowest rates of women's participation in government and politics globally, with only one female minister and no female parliamentarians.