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Enough is Enough

Enough is Enough

Originally posted on Square Peg (Round Hole):
For most of my time here, I’ve been genuinely baffled by people who insist that, given the chance to live abroad, they would never have returned to T&T. Having spent half of my life elsewhere, I honestly couldn’t understand their perspective because, underneath all the inefficiencies, corruption and,…

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

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

The Victim Blame Game

The Victim Blame Game

Originally posted on Square Peg (Round Hole):
Let’s play a game. This is going to end well.[Image: vipvalet.ca] Imagine you have a car. Not just any car, but a really nice, new one. Make and model of your choice, fresh custom paint job. You drive your gorgeous car to a fancy restaurant, opt for valet…