Femicide, benevolent sexism and Guyana

(Previous version published in journal The Thinker, Vol.2, January 2019, by Anna Correia de Sá) In recent years, Guyana gained notoriety for ranking among the top five countries with the highest suicide rates in the world, aquiring third place after Sri Lanka and Lithuania in 2017. According to the Small Read more…


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…



(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…

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