The Pro Vice-Chancellor of University of Cape Coast, Prof. Mrs. Rosemond Boohene, has challenged female students of the University to be entrepreneurial minded.
According to her, female students need to engage in productive businesses on campus that would help them raise funds to support them and enhance their development.
Prof. Boohene threw the challenge when the Women’s Commissioner of the National Union of Ghana Students branch of University of Cape Coast (NUGS-UCC), Ms. Resta Sarpong Amoanimaa, and her accompanying delegation paid a courtesy call on her.
Ms. Sarpong Amoanimaa explained that the Commission was embarking on a ‘Sanitary Pad Bank’ project which targeted distributing one thousand (1,000) sanitary towels to female students of UCC and others within communities surrounding the University. The project also will focus on educating them on menstrual hygiene.
She mentioned that with the alarming rise in the abuse of emergency contraceptives among female students, the Commission was planning a campaign to educate the females on the effects of such abuse.
The Women’s Commissioner also used the opportunity to solicit backing from the Pro Vice-Chancellor who expressed her readiness to support the campaigns.
Source: Documentation and Information Section-UCC