Tagged with gender-based 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

boxing day 2014. guyana

Originally posted on freedombyanymeans:
“Whore!” was a frequent and common insult slung at her. Whore. He was fucking her whenever he pleased, had brought her to his house for that purpose, as well as to cook and clean. She had been working at the rice mill and looking after his mother who was sick and…