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FACT engaging Region Five schools in sensitization sessions
Category: ChildLink News

Students from Belladrum Primary and Secondary, No. 29 Primary School, Bush Lot Primary and Secondary schools are benefiting from  sensitization sessions during the months of May and June 2017. Representatives from Child Rights Alliance (CRA) partner, Family Awareness Consciousness and Togetherness (FACT) facilitated the sessions.   As of 31st May, 2017, 250 students were sensitized […]

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Ruimveldt Children’s Aid Centre joins the Child Rights Alliance
Category: ChildLink News

Ruimveldt Children Aid Centre (RCAC) joined the Child Rights Alliance (CRA)on 24th May 2017. Signing the memorandum on behalf of RCAC was its Vice-President Ismay Murray. Select RCAC staff will receive training in child care counselling and parenting skills education. The trained staff will then provide sensitisation and counselling sessions to children from the Yarrow Dam, Riverview […]

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The Orchid Foundation sensitizing and counselling students at Patentia Secondary
Category: ChildLink News

Patentia Secondary school students will benefit from sensitization and counselling sessions from representatives of The Orchid Foundation. Maureen Hope, Child Care Counsellor attached to The Orchid Foundation, will sensitize students during the latter part of May and early June 2017, on several topics including sex and gender, the rights and responsibilities of the child as stated in […]

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ChildLinK encourages teachers to be more vigilant
Category: Press Release

ChildLinK encouraged teachers to show more interest in their students and to be more vigilant in order to increase reports of child abuse. ChildLinK’s Child Care Counsellor and Trainer, Stacy Parris, issued these views via press release. The Guyana Times covered the press release in an article captioned, “ChildLinK engages schools to stamp out child […]

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Orchid Foundation conducts Community Tour in Skull City
Category: ChildLink News

Representatives from The Orchid Foundation and ChildLinK conducted a community tour at ‘Skull City’, Region Three on Friday May 19, 2017. Community tours are one of the activities under the Child Rights Alliance (CRA). The CRA partners engaged the members of the community in discussions about the Child Rights Alliance and its objectives. The community members […]

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Orchid Foundation starts Parenting Sessions in Parfaite Harmonie
Category: ChildLink News

Twenty two parents from Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara will benefit from Parenting Skills Education (PSE) sessions from The Orchid Foundation. The Director, Indra Constantine, noted that the parents are “very interested in the sessions.” The sessions will be facilitated by Constantine and Orchid Foundation Parenting Officer Rebekah Dhanwattie Hansraj. These activities are a part […]

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Calcutta, Mahaicony Community Tour
Category: ChildLink News

Representatives from ChildLinK and Family Awareness Consciousness and Togetherness (FACT) conducted a community tour of Calcutta, Mahaicony, Region Five on Friday May 12, 2017. Residents  of Calcutta were engaged by the Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to support the Child Rights Alliance (CRA). The CRA is a collaboration of government agencies, civil society organizations and community […]

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“Mommy I want to talk to you”
Category: Press Release

This article was published in the Guyana Chronicle on 14th May, 2017 (Mother’s Day), captioned: “Mommy, I want to talk to you” . This article focuses on a former ChildLinK client, Martha Roberts (not her real name) who discovers her then 14 year old daughter was being sexually abused by her sister’s husband. Martha details her […]

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

The Child Rights Alliance (CRA) E-Newsletter May 2017 Edition was released. This edition focused on some exciting events falling under the CRA: The launching ceremony of the CRA. CRA Soft launches in Region Three and Five. CRA welcomes new partners on board. We would love to hear from you. Feel free to give us feedback by […]

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“Encourage ‘Talkativeness'” – CAC Project Coordinator
Category: Press Release

As Guyana observes ‘Sexual Assault Awareness Week’ from April 24th to 30th, it is important that we understand the traumatic impact of sexual abuse particularly on children. The trauma associated with child sexual abuse may cause the child to experience symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PSTD). PSTD is a mental health disorder that occurs […]

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