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    LIFELINES “LifeLines is a monthly column dedicated to addressing issues of mental, behavioural, and social health. The column appears monthly, and is written by professionals in the field of social work, mental health, and community medicine”. Once again for 2017, the Early Childhood Unit is an advocate for […]

For Every Child, Early Moments Matter



PRESS RELEASE New York, 22 September 2013 I condemn in the strongest terms yesterday’s terrorist attack at Nairobi’s Westgate Mall. This premeditated act, targeting defenceless civilians, is totally reprehensible.  The perpetrators must be brought to justice as soon as possible.   Scores have been killed and wounded.  I express my condolences to […]

REMARKS ON ATTACK IN NAIROBI BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL UN



  Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 21, 2013 (SKNIS):  Ensuring the rights of the child even when the youngster is a juvenile in conflict with the law was the focus of an OECS Child Protection and Media Workshop which took place in Grenada last week.   Thirty-five senior media representatives along […]

REGIONAL MEDIA ATTENDS CHILD RIGHTS WORKSHOP


NEW YORK, The global community can save millions of lives by investing first in the most disadvantaged children and communities, according to a new UNICEF study released today. Such an approach would also address the widening disparities that are accompanying progress toward the MDGs.

NEW UNICEF STUDY SHOWS MDGs FOR CHILDREN CAN BE REACHED ...


Basseterre, St. Kitts, The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) Representative for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Tom Olsen has called on regional territories to adopt a policy of inclusion for disabled persons and indigenous populations. The comments were aired on this week’s edition of the SKNIS radio magazine Perspectives, which […]

UNICEF REPRESENTATIVE CALLS FOR GREATER INCLUSION IN SOCIETY



The Probation and Child Protection Services of the Ministry of Social Services and Community Development has solidified its commitment to stopping child abuse “dead in its tracks” by implementing a multidisciplinary approach to the management of abuse cases. Stakeholders in child protection met at the St Kitts Marriott on Thursday […]

FEDERATION ESTABLISHES NEW PROTOCOL TO ADDRESS CHILD ABUSE CASES