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Men’s forum garners large audience


As part of the government’s effort to address gender-based violence, scores of men from across the country gathered on Thursday last, at the Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club (GMRSC), to discuss the ways to curb violence against women and … Continue reading

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Men trained to deal with violence in home


Guyana Times Editorial, December 7, 2018: As the annual ‘16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence’ campaign continues, the Social Protection Ministry hosted a programme that saw men from all walks of life participating, with the aims of eliminating all … Continue reading

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Trump’s ‘successes’ have flattered to deceive


Wonder what do Trumpites think now that Trump’s ‘successes’ have flattered to deceive. Stock market is in continual chaos. Tax ‘reform’ has no long term trickle down benefits to middle and lower classes. Unemployment ‘increases’ are actually not factoring in … Continue reading

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TCV hosts workshop to tackle social ills


With the aim of tackling a range of issues prevalent in the lives of adolescents and adults, The Caribbean Voice (TCV) in collaboration with Seva4Life (a Canada-based Non-Governmental Organisation) and the Yakusari Humanitarian Mission on Sunday last held a training … Continue reading

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Guyanese fear getting involved in mental health issues


Guyanese don’t seem to be very familiar with the manifestations of social problems, and significant amounts of citizens worry about the implications of getting into other peoples’ business as it relates to mental health issues such as suicide, abuse, and … Continue reading

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Sixteen Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence – Empowering Victims to Speak out


Janet (name changed to protect identity) is a very strong, college-educated woman who, at the request of her husband, gave up her job to stay at home after marriage. She may not have known that being asked to do so … Continue reading

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Continuing the fight against domestic violence


Guyana Chronicle Editorial, November 18, 2018: THIS publication has repeatedly highlighted the need for initiatives and programmes to fight the pervasive social malady known as gender-based or domestic violence. The Government of Guyana, which obviously shares the concern, continues to … Continue reading

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