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Child Rights Alliance Launch
Category: ChildLink News

The Child Rights Alliance (CRA) was officially launched on 8th February, 2017 at the National Library Conference Room. The ceremony was well supported by members of the diplomatic corps, civil society, government agencies, students and the media. The CRA aims to protect at least 6,000 children from abuse. It is a collaborative effort between The […]

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The Orchid Foundation joins the Child Rights Alliance
Category: ChildLink News

The Orchid Foundation, which is located in Parfaite Harmonie West Bank Demerara, officially became a Child Rights Alliance (CRA) partner on 5th February, 2017. Signing the partnership agreement on behalf of the Orchid Foundation is Ms. Indra Constantine (Executive Director). The Orchid Foundation will provide sensitization sessions, child care counseling and parenting skills education to […]

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Child Rights Alliance Training of Trainers
Category: ChildLink News

Child Rights Alliance (CRA) partners received training in child care counselling, parenting skills education and sensitization sessions. The training sessions were conducted by CRA trainers Beverley Bunbury (Parenting Skills Trainer) and Stacy Parris (Child Care Counselling Trainer). Several staff from Family Awareness Consciousness Togetherness (FACT), Heavenly Light World Outreach Fellowship and The Orchid Foundation received […]

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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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