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Ms. Jasmine Hull 
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Series of programmes to be implemented to propel the Juvenile Justice Reform System

A series of programmes will be implemented by the Ministry of Social Development this year to carry forward the Juvenile Justice Reform System.

Ministry of National Mobilization hosted Consultation on Juvenile Justice Reform in SVG

Individuals representing several Government and Non Governmental Organizations attended the first in a series of National Consultations on Juvenile Justice Reform in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The Ministry of National Mobilization hosted the Consultation to look at ways of protecting the rights of children here and in the OECS. Delivering the Feature Address, Minister of National Mobilization, Hon. Frederick Stephenson highlighted the importance of the consultation.

He said it represents a critical step towards improving the legal, social and administrative structures which govern the Juvenile Justice System. Minister Stephenson said the funds allocated to this country will be used to implement several projects.

Source: NBC Radio

Ministry of National Mobilization will continue its Child Abuse Awareness activities next year

The Ministry of National Mobilization will continue its Child Abuse Awareness activities with an aggressive campaign next year.

The campaign dubbed “Break the Silence campaign” will be used to send a message to victims that they do not need to suffer in silence.

Speaking on NBC’s 'Views on Issues' Program on Sunday 16th December,, Senior Assistant Secretary, Eli Francis, said that through this campaign, victims can start the healing process through speaking about their situation.

He also outlined other programs relating to child abuse to be undertaken by the Ministry in 2013.

Mr. Francis said that the Ministry will also host four national competitions focusing on Child Abuse Awareness Prevention and Treatment.

Source: NBC Radio

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