Tag: domestic violence

16 facilitators trained to tackle HIV and violence against women and girls  

16 facilitators trained to tackle HIV and violence against women and girls  

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 4, 2022

-as EU/UN Spotlight Initiative supports Foundations Programme Training of Trainers Course “We know that domestic violence is very rampant in ... Read More

Vulnerable persons to benefit extensively from budget 2022

Vulnerable persons to benefit extensively from budget 2022

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- February 2, 2022

Citizens, young and old can look forward to new and improved services from the Ministry of Human Services and Social ... Read More

$114.9 M to expand legal aid services

$114.9 M to expand legal aid services

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- January 27, 2022

─$19.7 M earmarked to rehabilitate DV shelters The sum of $114.9 million has been earmarked in this year’s budget to ... Read More

No place for violence against women, it must stop – Prime Minister Phillips

No place for violence against women, it must stop – Prime Minister Phillips

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- December 9, 2021

Prime Minister, Brigadier (Ret’d) Mark Phillips, said Guyana will not condone any acts of violence against women. The Prime Minister ... Read More

Survivor gives Gov’t A grade for efforts to curb domestic violence

Survivor gives Gov’t A grade for efforts to curb domestic violence

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- December 8, 2021

─ during launch of “CAN” initiative Domestic violence survivor Sabita Liddell has applauded the efforts of the Ministry of Human ... Read More

Prime Minister Phillips pledges support to ending domestic violence

Prime Minister Phillips pledges support to ending domestic violence

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 8, 2021

Prime Minister, Brigadier (Ret’d), the Honourable Mark Phillips this afternoon pledged to play a greater role in ending domestic violence ... Read More

75 per cent domestic violence cases unreported – Region Six Chairman

75 per cent domestic violence cases unreported – Region Six Chairman

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- December 7, 2021

Chairman of East Berbice-Corentyne (Region Six), David Armogan, said over 75 percent of cases of domestic violence across Guyana, are ... Read More

Human Services Minister endorses state prosecution

Human Services Minister endorses state prosecution

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- December 4, 2021

Minister of Human Services and Social Security, Dr. Vindhya Persaud has endorsed state prosecution in an effort to promote accountability. ... Read More

Minister Edghill urges women to say ‘no’ to domestic violence

Minister Edghill urges women to say ‘no’ to domestic violence

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- December 4, 2021

Minister of Public Works, Bishop Juan Edghill M.P. is calling on women to say no to domestic violence. The minister ... Read More

Legislation on the cards to tackle domestic, sexual violence – Attorney General

Legislation on the cards to tackle domestic, sexual violence – Attorney General

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- December 3, 2021

A slew of legislation will be laid before the National Assembly in 2022, to address domestic and sexual violence. This ... Read More

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