Ghana’s is seen in the media as a country of peace and stability in a conflict-prone region. However, this image does not necessarily show the story of struggles experienced in this country, especially by women. Delve into this timeline of Ghana’s political history since the 1960s until 2006, tracing the development of women’s rights organisations and women’s political participation in the local District Assemblies.

Adapted from an article by Dzodzi Tsikata ‘Women’s Organizing in Ghana since the 1990s: From individual organizations to three coalitions’ published in the journal Development, 52 (2), 2009.