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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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Successful Intervention
Category: Case Study

Case Study –   Names and places have been changed to protect the persons’ privacy. Fourteen year old CJ, lives in a single parent family with her mother two sisters, one older and one younger. She attends secondary school and was a fun child at home as well as at school, she loved to play and […]

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How to develop a good parent and child relationship
Category: Blog

With reference to the United Nation Convention on the Rights of the Child, Article 18 states “Both parents share responsibility for bringing up their children, and should always consider what is best for each child. Governments should help parents by providing services to support them, especially if both parents work”. The relationships between the parents […]

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How to be a good parent
Category: Blog

  How you as a family can bond together and work through things, caring and supporting each other, even when the going gets tough, making the bonds and connections even stronger than before. Talking about things that are hard and how you are coping can be an eye-opener, sharing perspectives and solutions very empowering! Providing […]

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