Gender and Sexuality

The resources in this section examine different aspects of gender and sexuality in Ghana. Some of the article themes include differences in expressions of masculinity and femininity, LGBTQ+ experiences and rights,  gender equality and more.

This section is not an all-encompassing pool of information, but rather a modest collection of literature from which readers can reference and use to promote conversation and further exploration.

In Ghana, Gender Equality and Economics Clash (Nsiah-Buadi, 2018)

“No choice but to deny who I am” Violence and Discrimination against LGBT People in Ghana (2018)

Photos that Celebrate Ghana’s LGBT Community (Naughton, 2017)

How Parenting in Ghana Shapes Sexist Stereotypes (Boateng and Ampofo, 2016)

“Are Africa’s ‘Men of God’ Preserving injustices Against Women (Ampofo, 2017)

Changing Representations of Women in Ghanaian Music: Marrying Research and Advocacy (Ampofo and Asiedu, 2012)

Expressions of Masculinity and Femininity in Husband’s Care of Wives with Cancer in Accra (Atobrah and Ampofo, 2016)

Thinking Together — a Summer Action Research Fellowship in Northern Ghana and Pennsylvania, USA