Monthly Archives: February 2020

Saving lives, empowering people


By Annan Boodram, The Caribbean Voice and Aminta Kilawan-Narine, Sadhana. NEW YORK, USA — The traditional manner in which domestic violence activism and advocacy have occurred ­­­­­— focuses on building awareness and telling people what they ought or ought not … Continue reading

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The Papageno effect


By Annan Boodram – The Caribbean Voice Researchers have shown that even subtle changes in language can change reality (Borowditsky, 2011). Words can construct a reality of hope and acceptance, or despair and rejection. And when we’re talking about suicide, … Continue reading

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Help and hope are available to you


By Mark Lord, Chronicle Contributor Queens, NYC: Several years ago, a young woman was brutally attacked by her husband because their newborn baby would not stop crying. In his rage, he beat her with a hammer and broke her jaw. … Continue reading

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Safety and Protection for Victims of Domestic Violence


#MentalHealthAwareness #domesticviolence #abused #SafetyFirst #tcv #thecaribbeanvoice https://www.facebook.com/OfficialImranAhmad/videos/885343685257811/

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Bullying: it’s not about ‘boys being boys’


By Annan Boodram An article in the Guyana media entitled Mom arrested after pepper-spraying students bullying her daughter raised a number of issues. The article indicated that a child was being bullied by other students but “according to a police rank … Continue reading

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