Day: <span>September 27, 2018</span>

Increased partnership needed to tackle child abuse- Minister Ally

  • Posted: September 27, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 26, 2018) Minister of Social Protection, Ms. Amna Ally, today, called on citizens to partner with government to eliminate all forms of violence against children. The Minister made the call during a Child Protection Week rally held at the Stabroek Square, Georgetown.  “Today we call on all Guyanese to partner with …

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‘Build resilience to withstand economic pressures’ -President Granger says at opening of Rupununi Regional Heritage celebrations

  • Posted: September 27, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 26, 2018) President David Granger, today, urged residents of the Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo Region (Region Nine) to build resilience to withstand economic pressures. The Head of State was at the time delivering the feature address at the opening of this year’s Rupununi Regional Heritage celebrations, being held at the St. Ignatius …

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Poverty, substance abuse, cultural norms among the primary contributors to violence against children -UNICEF hands over study to Ministry of Social Protection

  • Posted: September 27, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 26, 2018) As Guyana observes Child Protection Week, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today, handed over a study on sexual, physical and emotional violence against children to Ministry of Social Protection. The document states that poverty, poor parenting, cultural norms, stress, alcohol and drug abuse are among the primary contributors …

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