Ghana

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Overview

Concerns were raised about the rights of women and children, discrimination against people with disabilities, and legal shortcomings in relation to human rights protection. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people continued to face discrimination, violence and police harassment. Death sentences were handed down.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist in practice

Retains the death penalty in law, but hasn’t executed for at least 10 years

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