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Local Authorities Warns Against Under Reporting Child Abuse

A regional child rights advocate said reports suggests that there is a significant under-reporting of child abuse and molestation cases throughout the Caribbean region. Trinidadian Attorney at Law, Dr. Margaret Burgess, spoke on the issue during NBC’s Face-to-Face Program this week. Dr. Burgess, who was in the state to facilitate a Child Protection Policy Workshop… Continue Reading →

Fraud And Abuse Has Negative Impacts On Various Members Of Society

Certified Fraud Examiner Kirk Da Silva has highlighted the negative economic impact of fraud and abuse on the public and private sectors. Speaking on NBC’s Views On Issues programme on the topic: Occupational Fraud and Abuse. Mr. DaSilva noted that both fraud and abuse have a significantly deleterious impact on the productivity and economic viability… Continue Reading →

NCCP Child Abuse Awareness Symposium

The National Commission on Crime Prevention (NCCP) will host a child abuse awareness programme this month; with three days of activities under the theme “Hear The Children”. A release from the NCCP says the first activity will be a symposium which will be held at the Methodist Church Conference Hall, Kingstown, on Wednesday April 23rd… Continue Reading →