495 child abuse cases already recorded for 2019

Even as the Ministry of Social Protection’s Childcare Protection Agency (CPA) works towards combating the daunting scourge of child abuse, a troubling number of...

GWI drills new well to improve water supply at Karasabai

The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) facilitated the drilling of a new well to improve water supply in the community of Karasabai, Region Nine, fresh...

Third Pride Festival to feature week of activities

The Guyana LGBTQ Coalition will be following up on the success of its 2018 Pride Festival — which featured Guyana's first Pride Parade —...

COVID-19 pandemic prompts NGO to start “Lets Grow a Kitchen Garden” initiative

The Guyanese Making a Difference Foundation is soon expected to launch its "Lets Grow a Kitchen Garden” initiative, aimed at providing essentials for those...

“Raped and beaten after my surprise birthday party,” a 44-year-old recalls her most terrifying...

CONTENT WARNING: SEXUAL VIOLENCE Life is so unpredictable. Our happiest moments can, in the wink of an eye, be turned into our most scorned and...

Buggery remains a crime, but UK hopes Guyana Govt. will soon facilitate gay rights

While Guyana and the United Kingdom (UK) continue to enjoy a healthy and fruitful relationship, and rarely butt heads when it comes to policies...

Life in the village of Karaudarnau

Located in South Rupununi, Region 9, the Indigenous village of Karaudarnau is not one you would usually hear about. It might as well be...

Calls being made to dismantle harmful gender stereotypes

Manager of the Gender Affairs Bureau of the Ministry of Social Protection, Adel Lilly, has implored members of the Gender Focal Point committee to...

After two years and countless surgeries, acid attack survivor can now see

Having undergone numerous surgeries on her eyes after an acid attack in 2017 left her blind and facial features melted, an overjoyed Shondell Williamson...

US lauds “softer tone” taken by Guyana Gov’t towards LGBTQ+ community

Guyana’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) movement has a very long way to go on its journey towards equal rights here. However,...

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