Country Ghana
Year 2020
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The National Cyber Security Act, 2020 (Act 1038) seeks to protect women from sexual and gender-based violence and harassment online especially harassment on nonconsensual sharing of intimate images and sexual extortion. The National Security, Ghana Police Service and the Ministry of Communication have put in place a monitoring mechanism to ensure compliance of the Act.

Source of Information

The Government of Ghana's submission for the 2022 Secretary General’s Report on the implementation of the General Assembly Resolutions on Intensification of efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls

The Cyber Security Authority (CSA)