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Domestic Violence Education – Panel Discussion Tuesday

The local chapter of Soroptimist International will collaborate with the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Bar Association to host a Panel Discussion tonight on the New Domestic Violence Act of 2015. Development Officer of Soroptimist International and President of the SVG Bar Association- Rene Baptiste told NBC news that the discussion forms part of the… 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 →

Domestic Violence Not To Be Taken Lightly By Members Of The Public

Local Police have been reminded of their responsibility to follow up on reports of domestic violence, and to take steps to prosecute the offenders, once the necessary investigations are completed. The reminder came from Minister responsible for Gender Affairs, Frederick Stephenson this week. Minister Stephenson gave the reminder, in a message to mark the International… Continue Reading →