The minimum legal age to work in Ghana is 16, but close to 30 % of children between 5 and 14 work illegally in the informal sector, according to government statistics. Over a million underage children work in Ghana. Volunteers work directly with working children and their families, fishermen and schools to stop child labor practices in the area and raise awareness about children’s rights.
NGOs in Morocco play an important role in promoting social issues which are not addressed by the government. Within the framework of the restrictions of the powerful monarchy, local and international NGOs have also pursued a number of issues, including the fight against poverty, health education and the defense of women's rights.
Over the last 20 years improvements have been made to women. Economic and political liberalization have contributed, as well as the efforts of national and international organizations. The government has also done positive steps by releasing parliamentary seats for women. However, the gap remains between the sexes.
A Cape Town, nous avons créé notre bureau des Droits de l’Homme qui est géré par des juristes reconnus et spécialisés dans les droits de l’Homme. Grâce à l’engagement de nos volontaires et aux équipes qualifiées et spécialisées dans le domaine nous défendons les droits des personnes défavorisées et militons pour plus de justice sociale.
While Cambodia has made important steps in reducing the gender gap by expanding access to education and fighting gender-related crimes, Cambodian women still face many challenges. Domestic violence remains a serious problem and reflects the general perception, especially among the poor, that it is a private family issue instead of a crime.