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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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Child Rights Alliance partner Heavenly Light shedding light on parenting
Category: ChildLink News

Heavenly Light World Outreach Fellowship conducted parenting skills education sessions with 21 parents from the Charlestown and Albouystwon area. Parenting skills education is one of the deliverables under the Child Rights Alliance (CRA) which aims to protect 6,000 children from abuse and violence. The objective of parenting skills is to strengthen the parent/child relationship in […]

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Sensitization sessions with Heavenly Light Youth Group
Category: ChildLink News

Heavenly Light World Outreach Fellowship conducted sensitization sessions with members of its own youth group as part of the Child Rights Alliance (CRA) during April 2017. The youth group consists of 35 individuals; a mixture of mostly youth and several adults. A few topics were discussed: violence, sex and gender and gender based violence. Heavenly […]

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Parenting Skills Education sessions conducted at Calcutta and Shieldstown
Category: ChildLink News

One of the important deliverables of The Child Rights Alliance is to provide at least 500 parents with parenting skills education sessions. The first set of sessions was held in Calcutta, Mahaicony and Shieldstown, Rosignol. Twelve parents from Shieldstown and seven parents from Calcutta were participants in these sessions which begun on March 15th and […]

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Child Rights Alliance sensitization sessions at Charlestown Secondary and St. Stephen’s Primary
Category: ChildLink News

Child Rights Alliance (CRA) partner, Heavenly Light World Outreach Fellowship conducted sensitization sessions with students of Charlestown Secondary and St. Stephen’s Primary. The students will be sensitized on several topics on child abuse. The purpose of the sensitization sessions is to equip the students with knowledge which may help them to protect themselves from abuse […]

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Justice Institute and ChildLinK concerned about impact of Mash on children
Category: Press Release

Justice Institute Guyana and ChildLinK are deeply concerned about the public behaviour demonstrated during Mashramani that may be damaging to the mental and physical wellbeing of children. Children should not be exposed to an atmosphere which showcases drunkenness and sexually suggestive acts that have been noted in previous Mashramani festivities.  They should be taught decency, […]

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