Closing ‘vast’ gender gap, ending child marriage key priorities, Ghanaian President tells UN

President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana addresses the general debate of the General Assembly’s seventieth session. UN Photo/Cia Pak
Adolescent girls in Ghana are joining ‪#‎MyLifeAt15‬ campaign, thanks to our member Youth Harvest Foundation Ghana & Friends and Girls Not Brides Ghana. According to UNICEF, 21% of girls in Ghana are married before the age of 18.
Only last week, the country's President told the United Nations that ending child marriage should be a priority if we want to achieve gender equality. He also announced the launch of a national campaign on child marriage in partnership with UNICEF Ghana.

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