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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 →

Juvenile Justice Reform – Domestic Violence And Child Justice Act

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 →