Research Papers/Topics in Human Rights And Administration

Discrimination Against People With Disability Is A Violation Of The Inherent Dignity And Worth Of The Human Person: A Call To Intensify Investment In Quality Mental Health Care

ABSTRACT The general well-being of the human person is the totality of the effective operation of the human brain especially, and the physical health of the person. Without the brain functioning properly, the entire body may be deemed collapsed as nothing meaningful may proceed from such individuals. Dr Brock Chisholm, the first Director -General of the World Health Organization (WHO), who was a psychiatrist and Shepherded the notion that mental and physical health were intimately ...

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ISSUES IN THE INFORMAL MANUFACTURING SECTOR OF CAPE COAST METROPOLIS

ABSTRACT Despite numerous occupational health and safety interventions made in recent years, poor occupational health and safety practices are still prevalent in Ghana’s informal sector. This study therefore sought to explore the main health and safety issues faced by informal manufacturing sector workers in Cape Coast metropolis in order to suggest preventive and control measures. The study adopted the qualitative research design to study 10 workers each from the informal foo...

BULLYING – A HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE IN SELECTED SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS IN THE BIRIM CENTRAL MUNICIPALITY

ABSTRACT In this study, the researcher examined bullying as a human right abuse in selected second cycle institutions in the Birim Central Municipality. To achieve this goal, the following questions guided the study. That is, what are the lived experiences of victims of bullying in Secondary Schools in the Birim Central Municipality? What are the effects of bullying experiences in Senior High Schools? and to what extent does bullying constitutes a violation of th...

ISLAM, POLYGYNY AND MODERN FEMINIST THINKING: AN APPRAISAL OF MARIAMA BA’S SO LONG A LETTER

ABSTRACT During Prophet Mohammad’s Prophet hood, many reforms were enacted to address the place of women in a patriarchal society. One of such reforms is the limits placed on polygyny as stipulated in Qur’an 4:3 which limit it to a maximum of four wives. However in this twenty first century, recourse is not made to the stipulation that makes polygyny the exception rather than the rule. Using Mariama Ba’s So long a letter as a basis; the researcher endeavours to find out Muslim f...

Labour Management Relationship and Staff Performance at the New Times Corporation

ABSTRACT This research investigates the effect of the relationship between management and labour on the performance of staff at the New Times Corporation. The purpose of the study is to explore the existing relationship and how to enhance the relationship between management and labour. The data of the research was collected using a questionnaire which was distributed to 130 staff as sample size, in five major departments, out of a staff population of 200 as at August 2018. A number of ...

STUDY ON SPOUSAL CONFLICT AND HUMAN RIGHTS NEXUS: ABUSE AGAINST MEN IN TEMA COMMUNITY TWO AND ITS ENVIRONS

ABSTRACT The study set out to examine female spousal conflicts against men. The study revealed that female spousal violence was in existence in Tema Community Two and its environs. The common types of spousal violence were physical, verbal, sexual and psychological. The spousal violence were mainly caused by cheating on the part of men, children from other marriages, prevention of male dominance and alcohol abuse. In respect to the impact of these spousal violence, physical injuries, emo...

ELECTORAL POLITICS AND HUMAN SECURITY IN GHANA SINCE 1992: A QUALITATIVE STUDY OF AGBOGBLOSHIE IN THE GREATER ACCRA REGION.

ABSTRACT One of the most important means people can take part in decisions that affect their lives and hold their elected representatives accountable is through elections. Conflicts in Africa have been largely intra-state with election issues as the causal core and have consequently claimed thousands of lives, raising challenges for the African Union (AU) and the international community. Ghana has conducted several successful elections since 1992, but the country continues to face many threat...

CHILD REFUGEE ISSUES IN AFRICA: AN EXAMINATION OF THE EFFECTS OF REFUGEE CRISIS ON AFRICAN CHILDREN, SPECIFICALLY CHILDREN FROM SOUTH SUDAN AND COTE D’IVOIRE.

ABSTRACTThe estimated population of forcibly displaced people worldwide as of 2017 was about 68.5 million. Out of this number, 25.4 million were refugees. By these figures, there was an increase in the number of refugees by 2.9 percent from the figures recorded for the immediately preceding year - 2016 figures. As at the end of 2018, 19.9 million refugees were under the mandate of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) whiles the other 5.4 million were under the mandate of Unit...