Online gender-based violence platform launched | News


The Ministry of Gender has implemented an online platform aimed at raising awareness on the issue of gender-based violence.

The platform, which was developed in partnership with the UNFPA Caribbean Sub-Regional Office, will be hosted, managed and maintained by the Bureau of Gender Affairs, a division of the Ministry.

 

It was launched yesterday at a public forum titled ‘Big Ooman and Big Man Chat: Addressing Intimate Partner Violence’ hosted by the bureau at the Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston.

Gender Minister Olivia Grange said that the online platform will, among other things, “provide a safe and secure space that allows victims and survivors to share their experiences and find support.”

It will also provide basic information on clinical and health services…

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