Against rape & domestic violence

Dear Editor.

We the women of Red Thread have read in the Kaieteur News dated 29th October 2009 of the brutal death of Samantha Marks, another victim of domestic violence. We have written letters in the past about this epidemic of violence against women of all races in Guyana. We are writing this particular letter to question the quality of care available at the Georgetown Hospital....

Indramattie Boladass’s relatives say they are determined to get justice for her and have now sought the help of Red Thread to ensure that the matter is fully investigated as it should have been initially.

They believe that Boladass died after she was seriously beaten by her...

Press statement: Red Thread and Help & Shelter, 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...

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

From the Coalition to Stamp Out Sexual Violence against Children May 21, 2009

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

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International Gathering: Rape and Prostitution – A Question of Consent
3 February House of Commons

Click on the photos for captioned slideshow and to watch Father David Gilmore's speech on Youtube.