Tag: domestic violence

Hon Persaud hosts meeting with GACs countrywide

Hon Persaud hosts meeting with GACs countrywide

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 27, 2021

- strategies to be developed to improve service delivery Improved delivery of assistance to vulnerable groups across the country and ... Read More

Human Services Ministry’s virtual Help Desk created to respond to public queries

Human Services Ministry’s virtual Help Desk created to respond to public queries

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 23, 2021

Cognisant of the growing demands COVID-19 has placed on the populace, particularly the vulnerable, the Ministry of Human Services and ... Read More

Foreign language training for 914 hotline operators

Foreign language training for 914 hotline operators

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- March 8, 2021

The Ministry of Human Services and Social Security will be offering foreign language training for operators of the 914 emergency ... Read More

$120M to support persons living with disabilities

$120M to support persons living with disabilities

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- February 14, 2021

-$50M for National Commission on Disability -$30M complex at Mahaica to provide training The Government has proposed the allocation of ... Read More

Human Services Ministry launches 914 emergency line for abuse victims

Human Services Ministry launches 914 emergency line for abuse victims

Anara Khan Anara Khan- December 11, 2020

The Ministry of Human Services and Social Security has partnered with UNICEF and several telecommunications entities to launch a 914 toll-free ... Read More

Waterloo CPG creates women’s arm

Waterloo CPG creates women’s arm

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- November 29, 2020

- to empower women Fifteen women have formed a women’s arm to the Waterloo Community Policing Group (CPG) in Mahaica-Berbice ... Read More

914 hotline soon for persons suffering domestic abuse

914 hotline soon for persons suffering domestic abuse

Neola Damon Neola Damon- November 19, 2020

The Ministry of Human Services and Social Security is launching a 914 hotline for persons who are experiencing domestic abuse. ... Read More

Ministry of Human Services and Social Security to launch Survivors Advocacy Programme

Ministry of Human Services and Social Security to launch Survivors Advocacy Programme

Shantelle Stanley Shantelle Stanley- August 31, 2020

—to be piloted in Regions 2,4 and 6 During a virtual press conference on Monday, Minister of Human Services and ... Read More

“The media has a great responsibility” – Justice Cummings-Edwards

“The media has a great responsibility” – Justice Cummings-Edwards

Nateshia Isaacs Nateshia Isaacs- July 16, 2020

- Media guidelines for reporting interpersonal violence launched DPI, Guyana, Thursday, July 16, 2020 The University of Guyana on Thursday ... Read More

Ending the cycle

Ending the cycle

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 1, 2020

─Domestic Violence seminar emphasises no form of violence is acceptable DPI, Guyana, Saturday, February 01, 2020 The issue of domestic ... Read More

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