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Women Accused of Witchraft Dying of Hunger


2010-04-11 21:43:45
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Mr. Saani Yakubu, Northern Region Development Programme Manager of Action-Aid Ghana has called on government, philanthropists and civil society organizations to support inmates of identified 6 witch camps in the Northern region to make life bearable for them. He expressed worry that the about 10,000 inmates of the 6 witch camps in the region were dying of hunger, poverty and lack of other basic amenities that were needed to make their lives comfortable.


In an exclusive interview at the official launch of activities marking five months long celebration of Action-Aid Ghana’s 20th Anniversary in Tamale, Mr Yakubu told northernghana.com the establishment of such witch camps in the Northern region was unnecessary and concluded that the existence of such structures was a clear violation of the fundamental human rights of the inmates. The six camps are Gushegu, Gambaga, Naboli, Kukuo, Gnani and Basingwe.

Touching on the theme, “Action-Aid Ghana: 20 years of fighting poverty”, Mr. Saani Yakubu observed that successive government programmes appeared to be favoring the rich in society and appealed to the current government to shift from that paradigm. According to him, the rich were getting richer to the disadvantage of the less privileged in society and thereby underscored the need for development partners to focus on changing the situation.

source: ghanaweb.com

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