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What Don’t You F**king Get About Domestic Violence?

Yesterday evening, news broke that Rachael Sukhdeo dropped the domestic violence suit against her millionaire husband Sheron Sukhdeo, saying that they’ve since reconciled their issues. And, r… Source: What Don’t You F**king Get About Domestic Violence?

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

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

The GT Project – Empowering Young Girls to Talk Sex (November 15, 2015)

The GT Project – Empowering Young Girls to Talk Sex (November 15, 2015)

Getting young people talking about issues affecting them, including sexual and reproductive health and gender-based violence, is increasingly important, in order for attitudes to change. One such project was recently carried out by the non-governmental organization (NGO) Community Action Resource (CARe) at the St. Jude’s School for Girls. The program, titled The GT Project, aimed … Continue reading

Naked and Terrifying (October 4, 2015)

Naked and Terrifying (October 4, 2015)

The TTFF New Media showing on September 18 presented films which were all evocative in some way of the pressures that influence people in the most basic interactions in their modern everyday lives. Four pieces by filmmakers from across the Caribbean and T&T were displayed at the Medulla Gallery. ‘Pocket Lining’ by Lauren Marsden (T&T, … Continue reading