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Ghana ranks lowest level of per capita violence in Africa- AU Commission Report

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A report by the AU Peace and Security Commission indicates that per capita violence in Ghana is one of the lowest on the Continent.

The report also grades government high in progress made in gender equality and described Ghana as a beacon of stability and democracy.

This was made known when African Union’s Political Affairs Commissioner, Amb. Minata Samate Cessouma, presented the AU’s Structural Vulnerability and Resilience Assessment and Structural Vulnerability Mitigation Strategy Report on Ghana to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House in Accra on Wednesday, October 24, 2018.

Ghana is the first country to submit herself to Structural Vulnerability and Resilience Assessment on the continent.

The AU Commissioner said policies conducted in Ghana under President Akufo-Addo give confidence to the socio-economic space in the country.

On Gender, the Ambassador observed that the research work found out that Ghana has made progress in maintaining gender balance in key positions of government.

The assessment also concluded that Ghana has adopted all the mechanisms to climate change.

On the issue of security, the assessment found out that Ghana is doing very well in that per capital violence is one of the lowest on the entire African continent.

President Akufo-Addo said Ghana attaches great importance to the African Union and the country will continue to submit itself to the Pan African agenda.

The report titled Structural Vulnerability and Resilience Assessment and Structural Vulnerability Mitigation Strategy will be officially launched on Thursday.

Story by Bright Ntramah

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