Tag: violence

SH is not “Just a compliment”

In this article for The Guardian, Laura Bates uses her own experience to explain why women should not accept street harassment as a compliment. As they neared, the men were overtly looking me up and down, eyes lingering on my breasts and legs, before turning back to one another, saying something I couldn’t hear, and … 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

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