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US Donation of Supplies to Ghana to Help Prosecute Perpetrators and Support GBV Survivors

As part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign, U.S. Ambassador Virginia Palmer visited the Ghana Police Service’s Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) “One-Stop Center” today. During the visit, the Ambassador donated sexual assault examination kits and DNA reagents, chemicals, and supplies. These essential items will help the Ghana Police Service prosecute perpetrators and support survivors of gender-based violence.

“Sexual violence against any community – including marginalized communities – is unacceptable. We are proud to partner with DOVVSU and the Ghana Police Service to ensure sexual violence is fully and appropriately prosecuted. These supplies will help hold perpetrators accountable for their crimes.

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