Tag: gender-based violence

‘I CAN’ poster pledge campaign seeks to eliminate gender-based violence

‘I CAN’ poster pledge campaign seeks to eliminate gender-based violence

- June 24, 2022

Support for the fight against gender-based violence is heightening as the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security, on Friday ... Read More

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

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

- 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

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

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

- December 8, 2021

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

75 per cent domestic violence cases unreported – Region Six Chairman

75 per cent domestic violence cases unreported – Region Six Chairman

- 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

- 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

Police ranks begin gender-based violence training

Police ranks begin gender-based violence training

- November 9, 2021

Thirty ranks of the Guyana Police Force have commenced a four-day training on gender-based violence. Themed “Legal literacy and access ... Read More

Home Affairs supports efforts to end domestic abuse

Home Affairs supports efforts to end domestic abuse

- December 11, 2020

- joins Bridge Builders, Spotlight Initiative in ‘orange’ campaign Staff at the Ministry of Home Affairs wore orange masks and ... Read More

Gov’t to roll out survivors’ advocate programme

- October 31, 2020

- President Ali at launch of Spotlight Initiative - EU investing $1B to tackle gender-based violence A survivors’ advocate programme ... Read More

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