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Sexual harassment – Swinging the pendulum

From time immemorial, men of great social standing, power and influence have suffered opprobrium and in some instances, total ruin because they allowed their groins to override…

Surge of uncontrollable libidos

All of a sudden there is a massive surge of sexual harassment of women and it is so disgraceful that we are constrained to ask all well-meaning Ghanaians to join hands in fighting…

‘Sentenced to death by food?’

When individuals are sentenced to death by the state for any criminal offence, the mode of their transformation into ghosts to meet their ancestors in the other world is often…

Elizabeth Ohene writes: The missing outrage

In 1952, I was seven years old, I was in Class Three and I was living in Abutia with my grandmother. There was a celebration marking the opening of a bridge near or in a village…

Hijab: The Muslim woman’s identity

The word "Hijab" comes from the Arabic root word "hajaba" which literally means a barrier or partition. Islam is a way of life and as Muslims everything about our lives is…