Tag: domestic violence

Forrester J. Carroll Believes Women Expose Themselves to Danger

In response to the Protect Women & Children event post, Forrester J. Carroll, Consul General to New York saw fit to post this comment: We are disgusted and outraged by this bold display of ignorance, arrogance, and misogyny. We could not let such a comment go unanswered, or fail to use this teachable moment. Here … Continued

Event Summary: Protect Women & Children

Coalition to End Gender-based Violence & Discrimination is comprised of the following non-partisan NGOs: Bahamas Against Sexual Violence & Child Abuse (BASV&CA) Hollaback! Bahamas Bahamas Urban Youth Development Center (BUYDC) Families of All Murder Victims (F.O.A.M) Bahamas Women’s Watch The Coalition hosted Protect Women & Children – an event which welcomed the public to learn … Continued

Proposal Sent to The Government of The Bahamas on April 7, 2014

On Monday, April 7, Coalition to End Gender-based Violence & Discrimination send a proposal to The Government of The Bahamas to address the issues of domestic violence and gender-based violence in The Bahamas. The Coalition requested the following: • A series of meetings with law enforcement officials throughout The Bahamas to plan action on the … Continued

Protest – Wednesday, March 19 in Rawson Square

We invite all HollaBack! Bahamas supporters, members of Bahamas Against Sexual Violence & Child Abuse (BAV&CA), advocates of women’s rights, and residents of The Bahamas to join us in calling The Government of The Bahamas to action. We will meet in Rawson Square on Wednesday, March 19 from 8:45am to 11:00am to protest the silence … Continued

Minister of Social Services Response to Abuse Talk

There has been a demand for a response from Minister of Social Services Melanie Griffin with regard to MP for Tall Pines Leslie Miller’s outrageous admittance to physically abusing a former partner and later dismissal of the statement as a joke. The people of The Bahamas expressed great displeasure at the statements and the MPs’ laughter which … Continued

Response to MP for Tall Pines’ Comments on Abuse

We, at HollaBack! Bahamas, are on the ground, responding to what we have dubbed the #MPMillerDisaster. We have live-tweeted our reaction to The Nassau Guardian’s report of MP for Tall Pines Leslie Miller’s comments in the House of Assembly on February 20, 2014. Miller used an inappropriate analogy in his contribution in which his aim … Continued