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With six years of experience and dedication to human rights, gender equality, community development, project design and management, Esenam coordinated the “We Know Politics II” project aimed at monitoring women participation and representation in decision-making structures and state obligations towards the implementation of the National and International Treaties Law.
In this capacity, Esenam also coordinated other projects including “Oil and Gas” and “Aid Effectiveness” projects that aimed at educating women on how to engage with oil and gas actors and Government to ensure effective use of AIDs and Resources, responsiveness to women’s concerns, accountability and transparency in managing resources. She implemented several activities under these projects including creating a platform for community members to engage with district assembly officials; building the capacity of community members, in particular women; monitoring government compliance and follow-up on human rights, treaties and conventions; ensuring fair representation of women within government and political party structures; recommending the appointment of women into government leadership positions to ensure women’s rights adherence; developing reporting tools and conducting visits to government offices at the district, regional and national levels to assess progress on goals and inform the strategy of future efforts.
She is currently in charge of implementing the Maternal Health Project in two target districts of Ghana which aims at contributing to improving maternal health through coordinated actions including community and public education to empower beneficiaries to access pre and post-natal health services and for health service providers within project districts to improve service delivery. The project also seeks to enhance knowledge on sexual and reproductive health and rights among youth and provide direct support to pregnant women and girls.
Additional Experience :
Prior to joining WILDAF Ghana, Esenam interned with World Vision International, worked the Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana, Dodowa District as a National Service Personnel and Women and Development Project (WADEP) in Nkwanta South District as a Project Officer – Training and Human Rights. All these organizations work primarily with women, children, youth, community development, economic and social justice and human rights. She is also a teacher by profession.