Category: Ministry of Human Services and Social Security

55 per cent Guyanese women exposed to violence – Minister Persaud

55 per cent Guyanese women exposed to violence – Minister Persaud

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- November 30, 2021

Minister of Human Services and Social Security, Dr. Vindhya Persaud on Tuesday reported that an alarming 55 per cent of ... Read More

Short story winners rewarded with tablets, printers

Short story winners rewarded with tablets, printers

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- November 29, 2021

The Minister of Human Services and Social Security, Dr. Vindhya Persaud on Monday, met and congratulated the 10 winners of ... Read More

10 winners selected in Human Services Ministry ‘Short Story’ competition

10 winners selected in Human Services Ministry ‘Short Story’ competition

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 27, 2021

OUT of approximately 220 entries in the Short Story Writing Competition by the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security, ... Read More

Encashment of $25,000 one-off cash grants for pensioners, persons with disabilities extended to Dec. 15 – Dr. Vindhya Persaud

Encashment of $25,000 one-off cash grants for pensioners, persons with disabilities extended to Dec. 15 – Dr. Vindhya Persaud

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 25, 2021

The Ministry of Human Services and Social Security announced Thursday that pensioners and persons living with disabilities can cash their ... Read More

Human Services Ministry launches 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

Human Services Ministry launches 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 25, 2021

The Ministry of Human Services and Social Security will today (November 25) join the rest of the world in kicking ... Read More

Men urged to take up more responsibility in observance of International Men’s Day 2021

Men urged to take up more responsibility in observance of International Men’s Day 2021

Anara Khan Anara Khan- November 19, 2021

Prime Minister Brigadier (Rtd) Hon. Mark Phillips, M.P., is urging men to take up more responsibility as “shared responsibility” can ... Read More

Human Services Ministry to focus on men empowerment on ‘International Men’s Day’

Human Services Ministry to focus on men empowerment on ‘International Men’s Day’

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- November 18, 2021

Men will be placed centre stage at the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security’s “Engagement”, an event to commemorate ... Read More

Minister of Human Services engages residents of Ankerville

Minister of Human Services engages residents of Ankerville

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 11, 2021

The Ministry of Human Services and Social Security has responded to calls by citizens of the Ankerville community in Region ... Read More

Minister Persaud leads fruitful community outreach to Ankerville, Port Mourant

Minister Persaud leads fruitful community outreach to Ankerville, Port Mourant

Beauty Razack Beauty Razack- November 10, 2021

Minister of Human Services and Social Security, Dr. Vindhya Persaud on Wednesday spearheaded a community outreach to Ankerville, Port Mourant, ... Read More

Human Services Ministry taking collaborative approach to tackle mental health, homelessness

Human Services Ministry taking collaborative approach to tackle mental health, homelessness

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- November 8, 2021

In an effort to mitigate incidences of mental health and homelessness in Guyana, the Ministry of Human Services and Social ... Read More

30 Region Nine women participate in ‘Human Services’ awareness session

30 Region Nine women participate in ‘Human Services’ awareness session

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 7, 2021

Approximately 30 women from villages all across Region Nine (Upper Takutu/Upper Essequibo) participated in training and awareness sessions by the ... Read More

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