Sunday December 10th was observed globally as Human Rights Day, it also marked the end of the United Nation’s 16 days of activism against gender based violence which ran from November 25th to December 10th, under the theme “leave no one behind, end violence against women and girls.
Browsing: Domestic Violence
Aimed at heightening awareness on domestic violence here in SVG, the division of gender affairs in the Ministry of National Mobilization on Tuesday, held a sensitization workshop on the new domestic violence legislation, in relation to its protocols and procedures.
Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves said stripping Counselor for the Permanent Mission of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Sehon Marshall of his diplomatic post, could have serious consequences.
Persons here living in abusive situations told they must not be afraid to seek help.
Domestic violence against women, men and children is not ok, and as a society, we must all do our part to decrease and more so eradicate this scourge from SVG.