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DOVVSU receives support from Stanbic Bank.

The newly constructed one-stop center for the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service at Cantonments has received glass doors as a gift from the Legal Department of Stanbic Bank Ghana.
The department’s goals include assisting state institutions in fulfilling their mandates successfully, and the donation, which will improve security at the facility’s shelter, fits into those goals.

We are devoted to helping the less fortunate in our society, especially in the places we work in, said Sharon Baddoo, the chairperson of Team Legal Club, the Department’s employee volunteer arm. We think that this one-stop shop will offer crucial services to domestic abuse victims. I appreciate the government accepting this donation to ease the suffering of domestic abuse survivors, she remarked.

“We feel that this donation will assist protect and fight off any individuals attempting to hurt survivors dwelling in this apartment,” she continued. Indeed, this is a magnificent structure, and we applaud your administration for taking this step.

The donation was accepted on behalf of the unit by the Director of DOVVSU, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Owusuwaa Kyeremeh, who also thanked Stanbic Bank for its assistance.

The doors will shield victims and survivors from intruders because this is the shelter room, she explained when explaining the importance of the intervention. With a goal to prevent, capture, and prosecute those responsible for domestic violence and child abuse, the DOVVSU unit of the Police Department is equipped to handle cases of domestic abuse against women and children.

The DOVVSU will increase its efforts to safeguard everyone who enters our doors with your donation. Despite the fact that this facility is heavily guarded, it is crucial to pay particular attention to survivors, especially those who are in the shelters. Once again, I appreciate your help,” she continued.

The Stanbic crew was given a tour of the facility by ACP Kyeremeh, who also discussed the procedures used in their daily operations. The building features a District and Circuit Court, soundproof interview rooms, a large parking lot, social welfare unit apartment shelters with kitchenettes, en suite offices, a laboratory, and a clinic with a pharmacy to give first aid.

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