Youth Advocates Ghana-YAG

(Unverified non-profit organisation)

Youth Advocates Ghana-YAG is an NGO working to eliminate sexual violence against women and children (violence against girls in school, rape, defilement and sexual harassment as well as demanding sex favours before offering employment etc). YAG works at the grassroots level with poor communities,schools, faith based organizations, government agencies and other network organizations to create awareness by standing up and speaking out against sexual violence especially as it affects women and children. YAG is involved in community education, social mobilization, and awareness
raising as well as counselling, the provision of legal advice and shelter, and making referrals. YAG also offers training and capacity building to other organisations.


Year established


Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

Participant in relevant networks

Global Youth Coalition on HIV/AIDS; Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights; Ghana Coalition of NGOs in Health; Ghana HIV&AIDS Network (GHANET); Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC); Ghana Coalition of NGOs in Malaria; World Association of NGOs (WANGO)

About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Project funding

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: Ghana

Global issues

Children, youth and family welfare; Community development; Gender issues; Human rights; all (5)