Women

Bartica mother in need receives support

Georgetown – Some of you would recall Carol-Ann’s public plea for assistance for her two young toddlers a few weeks ago. Carol-Ann is one of many victims of domestic abuse and gender-based violence, but this time, her husband is currently charged and forced to face the law for breaking her Read more…

Women

GEPAN’s Hope for Women fund launched

  In light of the recent observation of International Women’s Day, GEPAN has launched it’s Hope for Women fund as a symbolic move to reinforce the organisation’s commitment to help empower Guyanese women. The Hope for Women fund is designed to provide support to women and girls from modest homes Read more…

Women

JUSTICE FOR MAXINE WELCH

(Attached is the Deputy Mayor’s detailed account of her ordeal accompanied by an extract of Facebook exchanges between herself and the REO, illustrating his impropriety). The Guyana Empowered Peoples Action Network (GEPAN) lends its full support to Maxine Ann Welch, Deputy Mayor of Lethem, in her combat for justice against Read more…

Women

Abuse, drugs and alcohol: the Westbury case

Westbury is a small community juxtaposing Dartmouth, along the public road on the Essequibo Coast. Its residents are predominantly Guyanese of African descent, with a minority of East Indians, Amerindians and mixed. The poverty stricken community is a hub for drugs (mainly marijuana), and is affected by a high level Read more…

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