Tag: Centre for the Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse

#KeepChildrenSafe – The PMI In Action: ‘Before & After’ With Ras Kassa

Ras Kassa gained international attention for directing Damian ‘Junior Gong’ Marley’s Welcome to Jamrock music video in 2005, and has since forged an outstanding careers as a creative director, editor, writer, producer and cinematographer. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that when UNICEF

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 1, 2016

February 25 – PM Calls It; Nomination Day Feb 9. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller last night dramatically summoned Jamaicans to cast their ballots for a new Government on February 25, the 10th anniversary of her ascension to the position of

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 28, 2016

Portia Promises Happy Easter – PM Expected To Announce Election Date At Half-Way Tree Meeting Sunday. Having confirmed on Tuesday that she had been “touched” by her Master, People’s National Party (PNP) president Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has hinted that

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 12, 2016

Election Splurge – ECJ Says ‘Yes’ To Big Election Spending Increase. Cabinet has approved a 50 per cent increase in the amount candidates will be allowed to spend in general election campaigns… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com CISOCA Discusses Wint With Chang. General

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Sexual Abuse By The Numbers: January To June 2015

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Number Of The Day – 200 Underage Girls

Read more… Baby Father Unknown – Underage Girls Refusing To Say Who Got Them Pregnant My Baby’s Baby! – Eleven-Year-Old Pregnant After Sexually Assaulted By Two Adult Men Gov’t Won’t Procrastinate With DNA Bill

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Nuh Guh Deh – Standing Up For Jamaica’s Vulnerable Girls

Since the start of May, which is being observed as Child Month, The Gleaner has been featuring the stories of a number of young women who report being molested and raped as children or teenagers by older men, often family

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Child Month Fact – Sexual Offences Against Minors

Preliminary data from the Centre for the Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse (CISOCA) showed that sexual offences against minors accounted for 907 of the 1,228 cases reported to the unit in 2014. Of these 907 cases, 504 involved sexual

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 30, 2015

Guerrilla Marketing – LIME Furious Over Digicel’s Advertising Hijack At Champs. The battle for customers in Jamaica between telecommunications rivals Digicel and LIME is at its fiercest, with the latest tactic employed by the former being branded as guerrilla marketing… Read

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10 Tips To Protect Your Child From Sexual Abuse

Today’s Gleaner lead story Pervert Teachers – Data Shows Sexual Predators Prevalent In Schools features Children’s Advocate Diahann Gordon-Harrison expressing grave concern over the fact that some teachers are “exhibiting predatory sexual behaviour” towards children in schools. What is worse, there are other

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