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Child Research and Resource Center(CRRECENT)

Accra, Ghana
Joined March 2021

CRRECENT is based in Ghana and has a mission to be the leading child based activism, research and resource institution. Programmes are prevention, rehabilitation and social reintegration of juveniles.

Presence in: Ghana
Focus: Criminal Justice, Livelihoods, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights

CHILD RESEARCH AND RESOURCE CENTRE (CRRECENT) is a civil society institution that focuses on evidenced-based programmes to promote child and youth rights and development as a direct function of national development. The organization is registered as a private voluntary not-profit company limited by guarantee with a vision to contributing to building a well-integrated society that recognizes children(boys and girls) and young women in every sector and creates the necessary space and opportunity to respond to their developmental and protection needs.
CRRECENT is governed by a five-member board of directors made up of accomplished professionals who provide expert advice and guidance on Research, Development, Gender, Child and Youth Development and related issues. Nii Osah Mills (Chairman) – Legal Practitioner and past president of Ghana Bar Association, Dr. Helen Bortei-Doku Aryeetey (Former Director, Center for Policy Studies and Senior Lecturer – University of Ghana, Legon),Dr. Akosua Aiddoo – Child Rights and Gender Expert, a past UNICEF representative to Tanzania and the two Directors of CRRECENT who have expertise in child protection, advocacy. community mobilization, finance and management accounting.
Our eight programme areas: • Juvenile Justice – Re-integration, rehabilitation and prevention programmes
• Capacity Building for children and stakeholders,
• Research into Children and Youth Issues and their gender perspectives,
• Evidence-Based Policy Advocacy
• Orphans and other Children made Vulnerable,
• Life Changing Programmes for children and youth,
• Early Childhood Development,
• Girls’empowerment initiatives.