Category: Abuse

Warriors for Women: A #TambourineArmy Timeline






The Tambourine Army is equipping its soldiers with the knowledge to more effectively deal with the abuse, rape, and all other forms of sexual violence against women and girls. – Imani Duncan Pryce On its Facebook page, the Tambourine Army








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The History of Gender-Based Violence in the Caribbean






The following are excerpts from a teach-in titled ‘Gender-Based Violence in the Caribbean: Historical Roots’, given by Dr Verene A. Shepherd, professor of social history and university director at the Institute for Gender Development Studies (IGDS), University of the West Indies








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#Infographic: Signs of Child Abuse






Do you know the signs of child abuse? Do you know what to do if you suspect that a child is being abused? Please read, get informed and share these infographics with as many persons and via as many formats








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A Timeline of the Jamaica Moravian Church Sex Scandal 2016-2017






From the end of December 2016 to January 2017, the Jamaican church community was rocked by what has come to be termed the #MoravianSexScandal. Here’s a timeline of how the events unfolded, as reported by Jamaican newspapers The Gleaner and THE








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#Infographic: Domestic Violence in Jamaica by the Numbers (2016)






Tracking the numbers and cases for domestic violence in Jamaica from 2010-2016.








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#Infographic: 10 Warning Signs of Domestic Violence






What are the warning signs of domestic violence and do you know them?  See the infographic below, read and share.








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