Kumasi, 24th November 2022 – Radio Mercury in Kumasi became a platform for important discussions on child and family welfare as the Department of Community Development and the Department of Children organized an engaging session on the theme “Ghanaians Against Child Abuse.” The radio discussions, held at the Radio Mercury premises, brought together participants from the Kumasi metropolis to address crucial issues related to child protection and the rights of children.
The event aimed to create awareness and advocate for the prevention of child abuse in all its forms while highlighting the importance of upholding children’s rights. Various stakeholders, including community members, child protection organizations, and concerned individuals, actively participated in the discussions.
The radio discussions covered a range of topics related to child and family welfare. Key issues that took center stage included raising awareness about different forms of child abuse, promoting child protection strategies, and emphasizing the importance of respecting and upholding the rights of children.
Participants engaged in enlightening conversations, sharing experiences, and discussing practical ways to prevent child abuse within their communities. The discussions emphasized the collective responsibility of Ghanaians in safeguarding children and creating a safe and nurturing environment for their well-being.
The event served as a reminder of the critical role that community engagement plays in addressing child abuse and promoting child rights. By bringing together stakeholders from various sectors, the Department of Community Development and the Department of Children aimed to foster a collaborative effort to protect children and ensure their holistic development.
As the discussions on child and family welfare concluded, participants expressed their commitment to becoming agents of change within their communities. The event served as a catalyst for continued dialogue and action towards creating a society where children are protected, valued, and empowered.
The Department of Community Development and the Department of Children encouraged all Ghanaians to be vigilant, report any suspected cases of child abuse, and actively contribute to creating a safe and nurturing environment for children to thrive. They emphasized that safeguarding the well-being of children is a shared responsibility and one that requires ongoing efforts from all members of society.
Radio Mercury played a vital role in amplifying the message of child protection and the rights of children throughout the Kumasi metropolis. The engaging discussions held on their platform provided an opportunity for meaningful dialogue and community empowerment.
The Department of Community Development and the Department of Children expressed their gratitude to all the participants and stakeholders who contributed to the success of the radio discussions. They emphasized the importance of collective action in building a society where every child can grow and flourish without fear of abuse or violation of their rights.
As Ghanaians unite against child abuse, the hope is that these discussions will lead to concrete actions and initiatives that prioritize the well-being and rights of children, ensuring a brighter future for the nation as a whole.