Gender Ministry launches new toll-free apps to solve problems.

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MOGCSP) in collaboration with its mates have introduced five electronic systems and strategies to help address sexual and gender grounded violence as well colorful challenges among children and the vulnerable member of the population. 

 The systems are the Orange Support Centre, the Single Window Citizen Engagement services, the Social Welfare Information Management system, and the Ghana National Household Registry Database. 

 These electronic systems has enabled the MOGCSP to track effectively the issues affecting all its sectors between August 2020 till date in line with government's vision of digitalising the colorful sectors in the country to bring about metamorphosis in the country's development docket. 

 The Care taker Minister of the sector, Mrs Cecilia Abena Dapaah, blazoned this in Accra moment (December) when she took her turn at the Meet the Press series introduced by the Ministry of Information for Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA's) to regard to the people.  

 Risk free 

 According to her, from March to June 2021, calls were entered through the risk free number (0800111222) andresolved.She explained that Greater Accra Region has the loftiest number of cases reported while the Bono and Western North Regions have the smallest number of reported cases. 

 The risk free comes under the Orange Support Centre (OSC) which is a technology platform that aims at furnishing information and support for survivors of Domestic, Sexual and Gender- Grounded Violence including child marriage in Ghana. 

Mrs Dapaah further stated that the OSC comes in two crowds; the call in section (a risk free line) and the mobile app appertained to as the Boame App. “ The Centre demonstrates the nonstop sweats from all stakeholders to bring to zero all forms of Domestic, Sexual and Gender- Grounded Violence in Ghana” the care taker Minister further observed. 

 At the OSC, she said, “ there is a platoon of levies in the health, legal and psychosocial sectors who render applicable services in their fields of work to victims and survivors. 

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