Posted in December 2015

PSI-C works with youth against Gender-based Violence (December 20, 2015)

PSI-C works with youth against Gender-based Violence (December 20, 2015)

Educating youth is essential in preventing and eliminating gender-based violence (GBV) in T&T and worldwide. Population Services International-Caribbean, in its mission to support NGO’s working on the issue on the ground, has instituted a “Make It Stop” Campaign to empower youth with the skills, knowledge and abilities to change behaviour. Program assistant Sharon Mottley said … Continue reading

FPA in De Living Room (December 6, 2015)

FPA in De Living Room (December 6, 2015)

For teenagers and young adults, obtaining contraception and being educated about its usage can be difficult. There is often stigma around talking about sex and being sexually active. Some may be embarrassed, some may be fearful, either of their parents or their partners finding out that they are using contraception, especially in the case of … Continue reading

Men and Domestic Violence (December 6, 2015)

Men and Domestic Violence (December 6, 2015)

Traditionally, the methods of dealing with domestic/intimate partner violence have involved helping the person being abused, male or female, to leave the relationship and find a safe space elsewhere. Currently, professionals in the field are focusing on reaching out to the perpetrators of the violence, who are usually, but not always, the men. Counselor and … Continue reading