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Round Table Discussion on: An Analysis of the Nature and Extent of Institutionalization of Children in Guyana
Category: ChildLink News

ChildLinK hosted a round table discussion on 9th December 2016 highlighting key points of a study published by ChildLinK: An Analysis of the Nature and Extent of Institutionalization of Children in Guyana. This event was held at the National Library Conference room. Stakeholders such as the Guyana Responsible Parenthood Association (GRPA), Youth Media Guyana, Red […]

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Challenges faced by children in institutional care (November 2016)
Category: ChildLink News

ChildLinK and FACT collaborated to sensitize the Ancient County of the challenges faced by children in institutional care.  This programme was aired on Little Rock Television Station (LRTVS) on 25th November, 2017. The participants stressed the importance of partnerships to child protection. Government, Non Governmental Organizations and the community need to collaborate to protect children […]

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ChildLinK participates in Anti Bullying Street Fair
Category: ChildLink News

ChildLinK was one of several Non Governmental Organizations which participated in the Anti bullying Street Fair held on Main Street, Georgetown. The event, which took place on Friday 28th October, 2016, was organized by the Guyana Responsible Parenthood Association (GRPA). Students from several schools in Georgetown participated. They were sensitized on Gender Based Violence by […]

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The Role of the Community in Child Protection (October 2016)
Category: ChildLink News

ChildLinK and several partners from the Child Rights Alliance (CRA) participated in a public education televised programmes during the month of October 2016. Representatives from ChildLinK, the Rights of the Child Commission (RCC), Child Care and Protection Agency (CPA) and the Pattensen Community Development Council (PCDC) were part of a panel discussion on 24th October, […]

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Child Sexual Abuse Workshop
Category: ChildLink News

The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) and ChildLinK collaborated to organize a Child Sexual Abuse Workshop  at the Georgetown Police Training Centre on 26th to 28th October, 2016. Participants in the workshop included doctors from GPHC, ChildLinK’s Child Advocacy Centres, Child Care and Protection Agency, the Guyana Police Force and Director of Public Prosecution Chambers. […]

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Child Protection Awareness Walk/Vigil
Category: ChildLink News

ChildLinK hosted a child protection awareness walk/vigil on 25th September, 2016. This event was organized to raise awareness of child sexual abuse during Child Protection Week (Sept. 18th -24th) 2016. Guyana Responsible Parenthood Association (GRPA), Ministry of Social Protection, Child Care and Protection Agency and members of the public were in attendance to support.

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A proud moment for ChildLinK
Category: ChildLink News

 Some thoughts on empowering children in difficult circumstances February 20, 2016 Dear Editor, I HAVE read Ariana Gordon’s article, ‘Empowering Children in difficult circumstance – ChildLink Inc. takes up the Mantle’, published in the January 24, 2016 issue of the newspaper, and am pleased with the insights and vision that were shared by Ms. Omattie […]

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Group gets $75.7m from EU to combat child abuse

Ambassador Jernej Videtič, Head of Delegation of the EU to Guyana and Omattie Madray, Managing Director of ChildLink today signed a grant contract to implement the project titled “Child Rights Alliance”. A release from the EU said that the grant involves the support of a maximum of   $75.7 Million and will be funded from the […]

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Future Plans for Alternative Family-Based Care Services in Guyana
Category: Press Release

ChildLinK recently secured a grant to expand alternative family-based care services in Guyana. The initiative aims to: To strengthen social protection services for the provision of alternative family-based care (foster and kinship care) for children without parental care and children growing up in institutions/orphanages and prevent the separation of children at risk of losing parental […]

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