Against rape & domestic violence

Press statement: Red Thread and Help & Shelter, Thursday, December 10, 2009

Stabroek News of 9 December, 2009 carried the story of a magistrate granting bail of $30,000 to a woman who had been raped and then attempted suicide. The woman, who is a mother of six children, said she had reported the rape to the police station on the day it occurred and even though the police promised to...

DO WE HEAR THEM WHEN THEY CRY? AN OPEN LETTER FROM RED THREAD ON WHY WE ARE DEMANDING JUSTICE FOR CHILD VICTIMS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE NOW

Kaieteur News (May 9, “Rights of the Child Commission sworn in”) reported President Jagdeo as describing the recent and ongoing protest by the Coalition to Stamp out Violence as “cheap” because the protestors “knew that...

Sent to the media November 2, 2009

We would be making a mistake of enormous proportions if we responded to the torture of the 14 year old boy while in police custody as an isolated act of barbarity by individual out-of-control policemen. The assurances of the Commissioner of Police ring as hollow now as the Chief of Staff’s declarations about the professionalism of the coast guard...

WHY WE WANT THE LAW, REGULATIONS AND SUPPORTING INSTITUTIONS TO DEAL WITH SEXUAL VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN NOW!

Press Release from the Coalition to Stamp Out Sexual Violence against Children May 21, 2009 c/o Red Thread, 72 Princess and Adelaide Streets, Charlestown and Help & Shelter, Homestretch Avenue, Durban Park

At a time when domestic violence is claiming the life of a...

Red Thread & GWAR Campaign Flyer #1: June 1, 2010

Men have declared open season on women and we are calling on all to make a stand to demand an end to the brutal maiming and killing of women.

Between the months of January and May 2010 thirteen (13) women were murdered viciously by their husbands or partners and numerous others were maimed.

Every single institution and...