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      “LifeLines is a monthly column dedicated to addressing issues of mental, behavioural, and social health. The column is written by professionals in the field of social work, mental health, and community medicine“.   ‘Dignity in Mental Health’ is the theme for World Mental Health Day, celebrated this […]

Do We Treat the Mentally Ill with Dignity?


Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on Nigeria 13 August 2013 The Secretary-General strongly condemns the recent violent attacks that have killed scores of civilians in the localities of Mafa and Kondugo in Borno State, including dozens of worshippers reported to have been shot to death while praying […]

Secretary-General Speaks on Nigeria


PRESS RELEASE Operation Future in its ongoing work in developing proactive solutions to the issues of youth, crime and violence in the Federation is hosting a workshop on how to facilitate a program to teach healthy, non-violent techniques of expressing anger (Anger Management) at the Marriott Resort on August 22nd […]

Anger Management Training Workshop



8 March 2012 Gender equality and the empowerment of women are gaining ground worldwide. There are more women Heads of State or Government than ever, and the highest proportion of women serving as Government ministers. Women are exercising ever greater influence in business. More girls are going to school, and […]

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL’s INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY MESSAGE


PRESS RELEASE Joint Statement By The Secretaries-General Of The United Nations And Of The League Of Arab States. Appointment of the Joint Special Envoy on the Syrian crisis In accordance with the General Assembly resolution A/RES/66/253 of 16 February and following close consultations between Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and the Secretary-General […]

Kofi Annan Appointed as the Joint Special Envoy of the ...


THE SECRETARY-GENERAL 25 November 2011 Violence against women and girls takes many forms and is widespread throughout the globe. It includes rape, domestic violence, harassment at work, abuse in school, female genital mutilation and sexual violence in armed conflicts. It is predominantly inflicted by men. Whether in developing or developed […]

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN MESSAGE



BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, NOVEMBER 20TH 2011 (CUOPM) St. Kitts and Nevis’ Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Hon. Patrice Nisbett and Commissioner of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force, Mr. C.G. Walwyn were among Ministers responsible for Public Security in the Americas, accepting a “blueprint” for police […]

OAS Ministers Accept Blueprint for Police Management



Parliament Establishes Select Committee on Crime and Violence and authorizes operationalisation of anti-crime strategy Basseterre, St. Kitts, (CUOPM) – A resolution authorising the operationalisation of the anti-crime strategy and the establishment of a Parliamentary Select Committee on Crime and Violence was passed in the St. Kitts and Nevis National Assembly […]

Parliament Establishes Select Committee on Crime and Violence



“Business as usual is over. We will take the streets back” Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 23rd 2011 (CUOPM) – Commissioner-designate of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force, Mr. C.G. Walwyn, has sent a strong message to gang members and their parents. “Business as usual is over,” declared the […]

Police Commissioner-Designate Sends Strong Message To Gang Members



By Lorna Callender BASSETERRE, St. Kitts When the late local preacher, Brother Eddy of St. Kitts, found conflicting passages in the Bible, he would make an honest appeal to God through prayer for guidance. Unlike some present day pastors who speak as though they had the monopoly on divine revelation […]

The Frankness and Relevance of Brother Eddy’s prayer