THE CONSTITUTION OF GHANA: The fundamental human rights and freedoms enshrined in this chapter shall be respected and upheld by the Executive, Legislature and Judiciary and all other organs of government and its agencies and, where applicable to them, by

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BACKGROUND Although Ghana has signed international treaties such as Convention on the Rights of the Child among many others, and enacted local policies on Child Protection, Child Welfare and development of young people enshrined in the Children’s Act, 1998 (Act


Child: This Policy recognizes a child as a person below the age of 18. In line with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the 1992 Fourth Republic Constitution of Ghana (article 28) and the Children’s Act 1998,

"No person shall be treated differently or discriminated against on the grounds of race, gender, ethnicity, religion, disability, socio-economic status or his or her geographic location. "

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