Ten New Child-Friendly Gender-Based Violence Courts to be Established Across Ghana


Ten new child-friendly gender-based violence courts are being established across Ghana.

These courts are expected to significantly improve the quality and accuracy of evidence of survivors, by addressing the challenges they face in the trial process. 

The new courts are set up with closed circuit cameras, child-friendly waiting areas, as well as a separate testifying rooms for children not to be in direct contact with their abusers. The facilities are equipped with technical equipment, a small library and toys.