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‘Forum for Men’ held in observation of “National Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women”

(via stabroeknews.com/news) Participants at a ‘Forum for Men’ last Thursday were urged to aggressively pursue initiatives that will stamp out gender-based violence in the Guyanese society. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security, Trevor Thomas said that “Our challenge is not to passively condemn but to aggressively pursue initiatives that can […]

 

Guyanese youth doing things right…

There is so much I learned from my years in Guyana, but the lesson which had it’s biggest impact on me – my life, my career – was that youth are absolutely vital to creating and sustaining positive change. Today I read an article from Starbroek News (online) that reminded me of this lesson: ——– […]

 
UN Data: Guyana

UN Data: Guyana

The UN has opened up it’s databases of global information for all countries, the site is very comprehensive. Check out Guyana’s info – http://data.un.org/CountryProfile.aspx?crname=Guyana

 
Free Rice

Free Rice

Free Rice donates so many grains of rice per each vocabulary word you match to the correct meaning.  It builds your vocabulary while donating rice to the United Nations food program, making the site a fun time waster while benefitting the hungriest of the world.  Since launching on October 7, Free Rice has donated 2,098,280,280 grains […]