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Regina Oforiwaa Amanfo

Ghana Centre for Democratic Development
Program Officer

Regina Oforiwaa Amanfo is a program officer at the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana). She is a political scientist and a public administration specialist by training and has experience in research, with a special focus on parliamentary work. She plays a leading role in CDD-Ghana’s parliamentary strengthening program, including building the capacity of the research department of Ghana’s Parliament and helping to facilitate access to information for Members of Parliament. Regina is also responsible for CDD's human rights programs such as protecting the rights of remand prisoners, promoting non-custodial sentencing in Ghana, and HIV/AIDS Anti-Stigma initiative. She was also involved in the first round of the Afrobarometer, a research project that measures the social, political and economic atmosphere in Africa, as a field coordinator. Regina is the Centre’s focal person on gender.