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Verbal Abuse is No Joke
Category: Press Release

Verbal abuse is as devastating as other forms of abuse but is still widely accepted in most societies and in our Guyanese context, is seemingly the norm. The impact of verbal abuse on Guyanese children ranges from low self-esteem to suicidal thoughts and behaviour. The Child Rights Alliance (CRA) Counsellor/Trainer, Stacy Parris, noted these observations […]

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Bell West youths sensitized on child abuse
Category: ChildLink News

The Orchid Foundation continued its sensitization efforts in Region Three: Bell West, Canal Number Two, West Bank Demerara. A vibrant youth group in the community will be engaged in sensitization sessions in the months of July and August, 2017. These sessions fall under the activities of the Child Rights Alliance (CRA). The objective of the […]

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RCC Capacity Building Session
Category: ChildLink News

The Rights of the Child Commission (RCC) hosted a capacity building workshops with members of the Child Rights Alliance (CRA). The workshop focused on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and protection rights afforded to children. The participants were sensitized on ACEs and its lifetime effects on one overall health. When a child  experiences psychological trauma such […]

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Heavenly Light sensitizes Carmel Secondary School students
Category: ChildLink News

Child Rights Alliance partner Heavenly Light World Outreach Fellowship continues its sensitization efforts at the Carmel Secondary School during the months of May and June 2017. The aim of the sensitization sessions is to increase the students awreness of what constitutes abuse, child abuse preventative methods and the reporting system in Guyana. This will help […]

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Parenting sessions at Tuschen
Category: ChildLink News

The Orchid Foundation continues it push to create a more child friendly environment in Region Three by organizing parenting sessions with parents at Tuschen, West Coast Demerara. These sessions will be held during the months of June and July 2017. This activity falls under the Child Rights Alliance (CRA) which aims to protect children from violence […]

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Awareness sessions at Patentia Nursery School
Category: ChildLink News

A parent’s impact on the life of a child cannot be overestimated. The Child Rights Alliance (CRA) partners are working assiduously to ensure, as far as practicable, that impact is positive. The CRA Region Three partner, The Orchid Foundation, conducted an awareness session with the Parent Teachers Association (PTA) of the Patentia Nursery School during the months […]

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Orchid Foundation sensitizing La Grange Primary School
Category: ChildLink News

The Orchid Foundation will be conducting sensitization sessions at the La Grange Primary School during the month of June 2017. These activities were carried out under the Child Rights Alliance (CRA). Orchid’s Executive Director Indra Constantine and Child Care Sensitization Officer Maureen Hope are working together in schools and communities across Region Three to sensitize […]

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Child Rights Workshop
Category: ChildLink News

The Rights of the Child Commission (RCC) and ChildLinK facilitated a Child Rights Workshop on 24th May 2017 at Herdmanston Lodge. The objective of the workshop is to develop a core group of youth ambassadors in Regions Three, Four and Five, who will provide support and foster development among their peers. This introductory session was developed […]

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FACT conducts parenting sessions in Region Five
Category: ChildLink News

Child Rights Alliance (CRA) partner Family Awareness Consciousness Togetherness (FACT) are conducting parenting skills education with parents in several communities on the West Coast of Berbice as of April, 2017. FACT will target over 160 parents for parenting sessions. As at May 31, 2017, FACT has engaged 21 parents for these sessions in communities such […]

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FACT engaging Region Five schools in sensitization sessions
Category: ChildLink News

Students from Belladrum Primary and Secondary, No. 29 Primary School, Bush Lot Primary and Secondary schools are benefiting from  sensitization sessions during the months of May and June 2017. Representatives from Child Rights Alliance (CRA) partner, Family Awareness Consciousness and Togetherness (FACT) facilitated the sessions.   As of 31st May, 2017, 250 students were sensitized […]

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