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Champion of the vulnerable… Leslyn Holder is a ‘Special Person’


“Now that I am into domestic violence awareness, I have come to realise that abuse is a form of control, and for some reason, many women go along with it because they are convinced that they do not have the … Continue reading

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The Caribbean Voice launches suicide prevention vigil.


The Caribbean Voice (TVC) has partnered with the Social Cohesion Ministry to organise its third annual national anti-violence candlelight vigil to mark World Suicide Prevention Day, which is aimed at spreading awareness on suicide prevention. There will be a month-long … Continue reading

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Guyanese support sex offenders registry, believe unemployment can drive suicide


Guyanese overwhelmingly support the establishment of a registry of sex offenders. This was one of several findings in a poll commissioned by The Caribbean Voice and conducted in June and July. And although most Guyanese seemed unaware that attempted suicide … Continue reading

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Lay counselor training to grow community gatekeepers


Come next July, a thriving gatekeepers’ programme is expected to be in full swing. The initiative is one that will be implemented by The Caribbean Voice [TCV], which has been soliciting support to have the programme rolled out on a … Continue reading

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KFC donates to The Caribbean Voice


The local Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) franchise made a monetary donation to The Caribbean Voice (TCV) on Monday which would go towards the launching of a nationwide Lay Counsellor Programme in July 2019. The lay counsellor is trained in basic … Continue reading

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We will continue to report allegations of rape and abuse to the media with the hope they will investigate, publicize, and liaise with police


On July 24th, Voices Against Violence (the collection of organizations and entities that spearhead the Annual National Anti-Violence Candlelight Vigil to mark World Suicide Prevention Day, to be held on September 9th this year) sent an email to media across … Continue reading

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Treat suicide as the mental illness it is – TCV Director


“Having suicidal thoughts does not make an individual a lunatic.” This is the informed assertion of National Coordinating Director of The Caribbean Voice [TCV], Mr. Nazim S. Hussain. In fact, Hussain has made it clear that suicide is a mental … Continue reading

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