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The Importance of Father Figures
Category: ChildLink News

The second episode of Step by Step focused on the importance of father figures in the lives of children. Step by Step is a parenting programme and is a project deliverable of the Child Rights Alliance (CRA). The panellists consisted of Milton Smith (Childcare and Protection Agency Probation and Social Officer), Eworth Williams (Senior Pastor, […]

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La Grange Primary Students sensitized about Child Neglect
Category: ChildLink News

Sixty students from Grade Five and Six at La Grange Primary School, West Bank Demerara were sensitized about child abuse and child neglect by Child Rights Alliance (CRA) member Orchid Foundation on November 9, 2017. The interactive session covered several areas including how to identify child abuse and child neglect as well as how students […]

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Heavenly Light sensitizes Charlestown residents about child neglect
Category: ChildLink News

Child Rights Alliance (CRA) member Heavenly Light World Outreach Fellowship engaged the residents of Charlestown in a community to raise awareness of the Child Neglect in Guyana Report. This activity was held on Friday November 10, 2017. According to the report, child neglect is the most prevalent form of child abuse in Guyana. Between 2013 […]

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Round Table Discussion on Child Neglect
Category: ChildLink News

The Child Rights Alliance (CRA) engaged civil society representatives and members of the public in a round table discussion on November 1, 2017 at the National Library Conference Room. The topic of discussion focused on the Child Neglect in Guyana Report. ChildLinK‘s Programme Manager, Kean Chase, gave a synopsis of the report highlighting the fact that […]

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Child Neglect Panel Discussion NCN Ch 11
Category: ChildLink News

ChildLinK and Orchid Foundation representatives were part of a panel discussion focusing on Child Neglect in Guyana at NCN Channel 11 on October 30, 2017. This programme was sponsored by the Child Rights Alliance (CRA). The panellists focused on the need for parental support when dealing with child neglect. A child experiences neglect when the […]

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

The Child Rights Alliance October, 2017 edition of its e-newsletter  (click to read a copy)was released on October 30, 2017. This edition covered activities of the CRA which occurred in the months of August and September, 2017. Some of the events featured includes: Youth Ambassadors Camp Launch of the Child Neglect in Guyana Report  ChildLinK’s third […]

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Child Neglect Presentation at CFYR Inter Agency Networking Meeting
Category: ChildLink News

ChildLinK Programme Manager, Kean Chase gave a presentation of the Child Neglect in Guyana report to the participants of the Community, Family and Youth Reconciliation (CFYR) Inter-Agency Networking Meeting on Friday October 27, 2017. This report is the second of four reports that the Child Rights Alliance (CRA) will release. The presentation noted that child […]

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Child Neglect Radio Panel Discussion 98.1 Hot FM
Category: ChildLink News

The Child Neglect in Guyana Report was the main focus of a live radio panel discussion on 98.1 Hot FM on October 24, 2017. The panellists consisted of Rev. Colleen Anthony (Commissioner, Rights of the Child Commission) and Hasani Tinnie (Communications Officer, Child Rights Alliance). The panellists explained the various types of neglect: Physical neglect: […]

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Child Neglect in Guyana GWTV Ch.2
Category: ChildLink News

Child Rights Alliance (CRA) member ChildLinK continued the advocacy efforts of the CRA by organizing a live panel discussion focusing on the child neglect in Guyana report on GWTV channel 2 on October, 24, 2017. The members of the panel were: Ms. Sherri Ann Vandeyar (Senior Probation and Child Protection Officer, Childcare and Protection Agency; […]

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Parents partnership with Teachers in the development of their children
Category: ChildLink News

The relationship between parents and teachers and schools in the development of children was explored during an hour long panel discussion on Tuesday evening October 17, 2017 on NCN Channel 11. The panel comprised of Hasani Tinnie (Communications Officer, Child Rights Alliance); and hosted by Kean Chase (Programme Manager, ChildLinK); Naudia Hollingsworth (PTA National Coordinatror); […]

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