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Ghana and Article 7
A Triangle of Partnership and Solidarity

Article 7 states that, ”All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law. All are entitled to equal protection against any discrimination in violation of the Declaration and against any incitement to such discrimination.”
Some of the other ways where the declaration is being violated upon can be seen in article 7 of the declaration, which speaks against discrimination of people. Women are sometimes discriminated against, when it comes to issues like promotion at their work places. This is because, it is believed that, they are not normally efficient in higher positions, but this is wrong because, some women have proved to be very efficient when put in high positions.
Also less women are employed into private institutions because employers fear the women may always ask for maternity leave and this will greatly reduce their productivity at their workplaces and the annual output of the company as a whole would fall.
Some women organizations such as the 31st December Women’s Movement have been carrying out educational campaigns to help women know their rights and stand up to any task entrusted on them. It is good that women are coming out of their ‘shells” to voice their views on issues concerning them.

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