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Ministry of Health & Social Development
Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports
Public Health
Release Date:
Friday, 30 October 2015 - 5:00pm

Students of the Alexandrina Maduro and Willard Wheatley Primary Schools are pictured with Coordinator for Gender Affairs, Mrs. Loralie Connor and Administrative Officer, Ms. Mackisha Delplesh.

The students received an education on violence, domestic violence and healthy relationships as part of efforts by the Office of Gender Affairs to raise awareness against domestic violence.

Topics such as bullying, the difference between violence and domestic violence, and five forms of violence which includes physical, sexual, verbal, emotional and economical abuse were discussed. 

Domestic Violence Awareness month is observed during the month of October.


Natasha Lettsome-Humphrey

Public Health Communications Specialist
Ministry of Health/Social Development
Telephone: 468-2286