Deputy PM and Education Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines makes incredibly outrageous and dangerous statements which essentially blame women and the way they dress for… Read more “Deputy Prime Minister of SVG tells women – Dress properly. Don’t tempt men”
Souyenne Dathorne is a 28 year old St. Lucian, and survivor of sibling sexual abuse. She is the founder of Surviving Sexual Abuse in the Caribbean – an… Read more “Shattering the Illusions”
The Feminisation of HIV refers to the increasing prevalence of HIV among women worldwide and the ways in which gender discrimination – both social and institutional- contribute to… Read more “The Feminisation of HIV”
Women Of Antigua is a group of women who use the performing arts and theatre to raise awareness about issues of violence against women. Created in 2008… Read more “Women Of Antigua”
Her screams fill my head, especially when I close my eyes. When I witnesses that video of the 13 yr old special needs girl being raped it… Read more “Her screams..”
A 2000 report titled “A Portrait of Adolescent Health in the Caribbean”, sponsored by PAHO, surveyed over 15 000 adolescents between the ages of 10-18 from… Read more “Adolescent Sexual Initiation”
Check the Resources tab or click the Source link for a list of Agencies which provide assistance to Women in abusive relationships.
Rape is non-consensual sexual intercourse, including vaginal, anal, or oral penetration with a body part or other object.
Rape occurs when sexual intercourse is carried out
1. Through force, violence, duress, menace or fear of injury to victim or others.
2. Without consent of the victim due to intoxication or unconsciousness
3. Where the victim is unable to give consent because of mental impairment or is not of legal age to give consent to sexual intercourse.
The only person responsible for Rape is the Rapist
No. Absolutely not! When we marry we do not become property. We have a right to our own bodies. Marital Rape is said to occur when a… Read more “My gf & I watched a movie that raised a debate between us. Does Marriage Imply Consent?”
I was sixteen years old and a fifth former preparing for CXC. He was a teacher at my school but more than that he was a long time… Read more “The Walking Wounded”