|Name of Applicant :||Women and Enterprise Network|
|Title of Action :||Publication of a newsletter to advocate for safe working conditions for women in the informal sector|
|Geographical Area :||Brong-Ahafo|
|Action ID :||# 1-41 WEN|
|Action Score :||68%|
|Total cost of Action :||¢29,095,000|
|BUSAC's % of Total cost :||76%|
|Self Financed :||24%|
|Action Duration :||5 months|
|Support from Outreach Facility :||¢2,909,500|
|Summary of the proposed Action :||a) The problem, the need you want to address, or the constraint to alleviate
Sexual abuse, violence against women and frequent job loss are some of the most common yet the least discussed occupational health hazards Ghanaian women especially those operating in the informal sector.
Such abuses cause depression, fatigue, headaches, sleeplessness, hostility, inability to concentrate and deterioration of personal relationships. Studies have shown that 50% of women will experience sexual harassment at some time during their working lives.
This action will seek to stimulate discussions leading to the formulation of workplace policy for women working in the informal sector. The action will target employers and the beneficiaries will be women employees working in the informal sector, specifically the Action will target the Ghana Tailors and Dressmakers Association and the Ghana Beauticians and Barbers association.
b) The result of the proposed solution to the above need or constraint: your achievement
c) The implementation plan to achieve the solution: your Action