Category Archives: Ghana

Crying Shame – Boliyoli

This film shows how a rural community in northern Ghana is dealing with the serious problem of violence against its women and young girls. Scripted and filmed by the Learning Circle Group of women from Ghana as part of a … Continue reading

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WAHALA (Extract)

A group of local women from Tamale in northern Ghana discuss the gender discrimination they face in their daily lives in their communities. Produced by the Learning Circle, a group of 21 women trained in film production by Dominique Chadwick … Continue reading

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Guide Children (Extract)

Blind beggars on the busy streets of Tamale, northern Ghana are sadly a very familiar feature. Most of them became blind through poverty or ignorance as they could not get treated on time. They cannot move without being guided all … Continue reading

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The Broken Promise (Extract1)

The traditional practice of fostering young girls to their aunties in northern Ghana was initially meant to strengthen family relationships but it is now a major obstacle to girl’s education. Produced by the Learning Circle, a group of 21 women … Continue reading

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The Broken Promise (Extract2)

The traditional practice of fostering young girls to their aunties in northern Ghana was initially meant to strengthen family relationships but it is now a major obstacle to girl’s education. Produced by the Learning Circle, a group of 21 women … Continue reading

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Our Africa Project

Our Africa: an amazing collection of videos by African children across the continent showing their lives and countries. Children from the SOS Children’s Villages are being trained to use small flip cameras to make their own films and tell their … Continue reading

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Preserving the Future – Fishing communities – Ghana

Illegal fishing is widespread on the western cost of Ghana contributing to the decline of fish stocks. For their own survival fishing communities have to change their fishing methods and collaborate with the government, the Marine police and Navy to … Continue reading

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Breaking the Barrier – Deaf community – Ghana

About 1% of the population in Ghana has hearing loss. The main challenge for the deaf community is communicating with the larger society so that they can have proper access to health, education and employment in their country. The Ghana … Continue reading

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Protecting Our Heritage – Radio Ada – Ghana

Radio Ada was the first non governmental community radio station to be established in Ghana. This film describes how, through its sensitisation work with the local community around the Songor Lagoon, it has generated greater accountability and transparency in the … Continue reading

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Changing the Dowry System – Ghana

In the Traditional area of Bawku, in the north of Ghana, the dowry system demanded that any young man wanting to marry had to pay 4 cows to the family of the bride. With a higher population and less resources … Continue reading

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