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Round Table Discussion at Tagore Memorial High
Category: ChildLink News

Child Rights Alliance (CRA) member ChildLinK held a round table discussion at the Tagore Memorial High School at No. 63 Village, Corentyne Coast. The round table discussion was supported by representatives from the No. 63 Village Regional Democratic Council, Schools Welfare Department (Region 6), FACT, National Library Corriverton branch as well as teachers and students […]

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Belladrum Community Tour
Category: ChildLink News

Residents of Belladrum, West Coast Berbice were engaged by Child Rights Alliance (CRA) members Family Awareness Consciousness and Togetherness (FACT) and ChildLinK via a community tour on November 17, 2017. The CRA members engaged parents in discussions about the Child Neglect in Guyana report released in September, 2017. According to the report, child neglect is the […]

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UNCRC 28th Anniversary
Category: ChildLink News

November 20, 2017 marks the 28th anniversary on the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). In recognition of this event Child Rights Alliance (CRA) member ChildLinK facilitated Youth Advocate Member (YAM) Aba Crawford to function as the Managing Director (MD) for the day on November 17, 2017. Aba was excited to […]

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The Importance of Father Figures
Category: ChildLink News

The second episode of Step by Step focused on the importance of father figures in the lives of children. Step by Step is a parenting programme and is a project deliverable of the Child Rights Alliance (CRA). The panellists consisted of Milton Smith (Childcare and Protection Agency Probation and Social Officer), Eworth Williams (Senior Pastor, […]

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La Grange Primary Students sensitized about Child Neglect
Category: ChildLink News

Sixty students from Grade Five and Six at La Grange Primary School, West Bank Demerara were sensitized about child abuse and child neglect by Child Rights Alliance (CRA) member Orchid Foundation on November 9, 2017. The interactive session covered several areas including how to identify child abuse and child neglect as well as how students […]

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Heavenly Light sensitizes Charlestown residents about child neglect
Category: ChildLink News

Child Rights Alliance (CRA) member Heavenly Light World Outreach Fellowship engaged the residents of Charlestown in a community to raise awareness of the Child Neglect in Guyana Report. This activity was held on Friday November 10, 2017. According to the report, child neglect is the most prevalent form of child abuse in Guyana. Between 2013 […]

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Round Table Discussion on Child Neglect
Category: ChildLink News

The Child Rights Alliance (CRA) engaged civil society representatives and members of the public in a round table discussion on November 1, 2017 at the National Library Conference Room. The topic of discussion focused on the Child Neglect in Guyana Report. ChildLinK‘s Programme Manager, Kean Chase, gave a synopsis of the report highlighting the fact that […]

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Child Neglect Panel Discussion NCN Ch 11
Category: ChildLink News

ChildLinK and Orchid Foundation representatives were part of a panel discussion focusing on Child Neglect in Guyana at NCN Channel 11 on October 30, 2017. This programme was sponsored by the Child Rights Alliance (CRA). The panellists focused on the need for parental support when dealing with child neglect. A child experiences neglect when the […]

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October 2017 Child Rights Alliance E-Newsletter
Category: ChildLink News

The Child Rights Alliance October, 2017 edition of its e-newsletter  (click to read a copy)was released on October 30, 2017. This edition covered activities of the CRA which occurred in the months of August and September, 2017. Some of the events featured includes: Youth Ambassadors Camp Launch of the Child Neglect in Guyana Report  ChildLinK’s third […]

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Child Neglect Presentation at CFYR Inter Agency Networking Meeting
Category: ChildLink News

ChildLinK Programme Manager, Kean Chase gave a presentation of the Child Neglect in Guyana report to the participants of the Community, Family and Youth Reconciliation (CFYR) Inter-Agency Networking Meeting on Friday October 27, 2017. This report is the second of four reports that the Child Rights Alliance (CRA) will release. The presentation noted that child […]

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