Ms. C.O. Benneh, Lecturer (Legon)

Ms Clara Ohenewa Benneh graduated from the University of Cape Coast with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religious Studies.

She also holds a Master of Philosophy degree in Adult Education from the University of Ghana.

Ms Benneh is currently a lecturer with the Institute of Continuing and Distance Education and lectures in Adult Psychology, Guidance and Counseling, Gender and Development.

Her research interests are in Gender Issues, Poverty and Poverty Reduction.



  • Gender Differences in the Social determinants of depression among men and women in Ghana
  • Youth and Health: Sexual Arousal and satisfaction among the youth in Ghana.
  • Access and Equity in Ghana’s free maternal delivery policy
  • Human Rights framework as an advocacy tool towards zero tolerance of Female Genital mutilation


  • Benneh, C.O. and Adoo-Adeku, K. (2012). Gender access and equity in distance learning: A Ghanaian experience. In: Addo-Adeku, K. (ed). Gender Education and development: Issues and concerns for action. Accra: Akrong Publications. Pp.30-40.
  • Benneh, C.O. (2010). The efficacy of a community-led intervention for combating female genital mutilation among the Nafana communities of Ghana. Studies in gender and Development in Africa (SIGADA). 3(4)64-84.
  • Benneh, C.O. (2009). Gender, literacy and development in literacy for development in Africa, some issues and concerns. In: Andema, S. and Adoo-Adeku, K. (eds). Gender and development. Accra: Ghana Reading Association. Pp. 173-183
  • Benneh, C.O. (2009). Factors affecting low participation and achievement rates of women in literacy programmes in Ghana. Ghana Journal of literacy and adult Education. 4(1)117-136
  • Benneh, C.O. (2007). Deeds of distinction: Projecting our rural women: The story of madam Agnes Adwoa Afra. Studies in Gender and Development in Africa (SIGADA). 1(1), 120-131