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Covid-19 worsened plight of women than men – Survey

A research by the Africa Skills Hub (ASH) has shown that the COVID-19 pandemic has worsened the plight of women more than men.

According to the report, women found it difficult to access social services, restricted access to the market, cost spikes, income losses, and worsened the health and socioeconomic status of women during the pandemic.

While presenting a report on the Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) and Post-COVID-19 Innovation Forum, Madam Titilope F. Ajayi, the Lead Researcher,
said, “it has worsened women’s health mentally and physiologically.”

Ghana’s Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Gender Mainstreaming Policy Guide Launched

Africa Skills Hub with partners Canada World Youth and Global Affairs runs the Women’s Entrepreneurship and Livelihoods Initiative (WELI). As part of learning sharing and advocacy approach in addressing issues of women under the project, Africa Skills Hub organised a policy guide launch on Ghana’s Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Gender Mainstreaming in partnership with National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme (NEIP), Social Enterprise Ghana, Scaleup Africa, Social Innovation Africa, and Impact Investing Ghana on Friday 10th September 2021 at Alisa Hotel, Accra.

Social enterprise marketplace inaugurated in Tamale to create value and connect market

Africa Skills Hub has launched the first-ever Social Enterprise (SE) Marketplace in Tamale, Northern Region of Ghana on August 31.

The initiative was aimed at providing a well-rounded business centre fully equipped to provide all the essential services that food and beverage entrepreneurs need to operate successful businesses in the agribusiness value chain and improve their economic well-being.