Solace Brothers Foundation, an organization based in Accra, Ghana, trains paralegals to defend the rights of LGBT people in the country. Contact via Facebook message.
The Human Rights Advocacy Centre is a not-for-profit, independent, nonpartisan research and advocacy organization set up to advance and protect human rights in Ghana. Contact George Owoo.
Bianca Juhl Andersen is a United Nations program analyst on human rights and gender. She is based in Accra, Ghana.
The Media Foundation for West Africa, based in Accra, Ghana, promotes freedom of expression rights, media professionalism and media-led advocacy for peace building and participatory governance across West Africa.
Cardinal Peter Turkson is a Catholic cardinal from Ghana and president of the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace. He worked with Pope Francis on the writing of the encyclical and delivered several speeches in advance of its publication that are believed to give a glimpse into its contents.
Read a June 2000 Christianity Today story about African Christian leaders warning about the dangers of a “false gospel of prosperity.”
The Islamic University of Ghana is an institution of high learning that teaches in areas of business, communication, religious studies, information systems and law.
“Cardinal tipped to become first black pope in modern times blames gay priests for abuse scandals facing Catholic church”
Read a Feb. 19, 2013, article from the Daily Mail detailing how an African cardinal blamed gay priests for the child sex abuse scandal.
Read a February 12, 2013, article in Left Foor Forward speculating about whether Pope Benedict XVI’s successor will embrace liberation theology.