Law Concerning Abortions in Ghana

ADVERTISEMENT Abortions in Ghana A person who causes an abortion by any means (including a female who permits it to be done to her) commits an offence and (if convicted) may be jailed for up to 5 years. Some abortions are permitted if done by a registered OB/GYN in an approved medical centre. Permitted abortions may be carried… Read More »

Becoming A Lawyer In Ghana

A student guide to becoming a lawyer in Ghana In Ghana, you are called to the Bar as both a barrister and a solicitor. Practising as a lawyer primarily involves advising and representing individuals and institutions in pursuing and defending their legal rights. Being in the Bar can provide a challenging yet exciting and fulfilling experience. The Bar… Read More »

Marriage – As Defined by the Constitution of Ghana

What is marriage? Marriage, also called matrimony or wedlock, is a socially or ritually recognized union or legal contract between spouses that establishes rights and obligations between them, between them and their children, and between them and their in-laws source: What are the types of valid marriage recognized by the Ghanaian law? There are three types of… Read More »