Gomoa Chief’s in Ghana Placed Curfew To Prevent Teenage Pregnancy

August 03, 2015

As part of efforts to curb the high rate of teenage pregnancy, chiefs and elders in the Gomoa traditional area in the Central Region of Ghana have placed a curfew on children below eighteen years. One of APC's grantees, HealthKeepers Network, introduced its youth centered program known as the Youth Link Up Program in the area when concerns about the alarming rate of teenage pregnancy were raised earlier this year. Learn more about the program and the efforts to reduce teenage pregnancy as well as promoting behavior change and safer sexual practices and increase access to contraceptives among young people through various outlets in the communities.