The Ministry of Social Development says it is working with schools across the nation as it moves forward with the implementation of the OECS Juvenile Justice Reform (JJR) Project. The projectis aimed at developing rehabilitative programs for young people who have had to go through the Justice System. National Co-ordinator Merissa Finch-Burke, says significant emphasis… Continue Reading →
St. Vincent and the Grenadines has achieved significant milestones with regard to the laws that protect the nation’s children. That’s according to Minister of National Mobilization and Social Development, Family and Gender Affairs, Frederick Stephenson. He was addressing stakeholders at the opening of the workshop on training for risk assessment and mental health screening in… Continue Reading →
The Ministry of National Mobilization says it is continuing to put programs in place to strengthen the implementation of the OECS Juvenile Justice Reform Project. This statement was made by Minister of National Mobilization, Frederick Stephenson during today’s opening of the first ever Youth Mentorship Conference, which is being hosted under the theme Mentoring Matters… Continue Reading →
Prominent Lawyer Parnel Campbell QC has said that St. Vincent and the Grenadines can be proud of the legal system that is in place here. Mr. Campbell was delivering a lecture on the topic “The Influence of the Magna Carter on Human Rights in St. Vincent and the Grenadines The lecture is being presented as… Continue Reading →
The year 2015 will see a heavy focus on the introduction of legislative measures, as the Ministry of Social Development moves forward with implementation of the OECS Juvenile Justice Reform Project. The project is aimed at developing rehabilitative programs for young people who have had to go through the Justice System.
Secondary Schools across the country are continuing to benefit from initiatives being implemented by the Ministry of Social Development as part of the OECS Juvenile Justice Reform (JJR) Project. National Co-ordinator of the Project, Merissa Finch says the Ministry carried out a pilot programme dubbed: The Sixteen Now Campaign with three Secondary Schools in the… Continue Reading →
The Ministry of National Mobilization says work is continuing on a National level to fully implement the Juvenile Justice Reform program. The project, which is being implemented locally by the Ministry of Social Development, targets young people in the Eastern Caribbean, who have had to go through the Justice System. It is being undertaken by… Continue Reading →