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“The Journey: Domestic Violence Legislation in Ghana” by Prof. Akosua Adomako Ampofo

HSSB 4020 University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Daily, all over the world, women and children (especially) are abused by intimate partners and family members, friends and colleagues. While a legal infrastructure and legal responses will not end gender-based violence (GBV) and domestic violence (DV), they can provide reliefs for survivors of violence. They can serve as spaces from which GBV and DV […]

Film Screening & Discussion: Ghana’s Electric Dreams

Multicultural Center (MCC) Theater Multicultural Center, Isla Vista, CA, United States

Ghana’s Electric Dreams presents a history of the roots and wide-ranging impact of the famed hydroelectric Akosombo Dam, Ghana’s most ambitious development project. R. Lane Clark (Independent Film Maker) and Stephan Miescher (History, UCSB) will respond to comments from Boatema Boateng (Communication, UC San Diego). Mona Damluji (Film and Media Studies, UCSB) will moderate. Ghana’s Electric […]