By Dr. Sumelia Doraisami I accept his apology. That is who he is. He is a vile, chauvinistic swine who has run his office in a vile, chauvinistic manner, much like the way he lives his life – with little respect for people, and even less for women. This is what happens when you put… Continue reading Eyes Wide Open…
By Dr. Sumelia Doraisami “We’re not”, they say. “This is the 21st century”, they say. I say: Oppression is being gunned down while exercising the basic human right of freedom of speech; being riddled in a shower of bullets at the entrance of your home because you dared to question what others comfortably accepted. Oppression… Continue reading Oppressed Guyanese?
I’m Guyanese. A young, patriotic Guyanese painting a Nation. “It is a shame how many young Guyanese treat the honor and privilege of independence or even voting as something trivial, especially after the pyrrhic struggles of our ancestors, some of whom gave their lives for this freedom and privilege.”
Submitted by Tricia Teekah On the occasion of International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women, I am hoping the discussion on rape does not end. I have noted the apology from the Commander, but the issue remains worrisome.
IYD 2014: ‘Mental Health Matters’ Mental health and mental illnesses were in the long time stories our grandparents told us, but these stories were often used to describe or speak of bad ancestors. I also remember when visiting New Amsterdam as a child, any misbehaviour was accompanied by the empty threat of being placed in… Continue reading Perspectives on Mental Health
Written by Tricia Teekah and edited by Francis Bailey I am not a youth policy expert but here is my attempt to the questions asked above. Since the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for youth in 1998, and the adoption of the Lisbon Declaration on Youth Policies and Programmes, many countries that did not have a… Continue reading What is a National Youth Policy and why is it important?