MARAD staff benefit from Domestic Violence training

first_imgThe Maritime Administration Department (MARAD), in collaboration with Child Link Guyana, recently concluded a workshop on domestic violence for the Department’s staffers.According to a release issued by MARAD, the awareness forum was held between May 29 and June 7, 2018 at the Department’s head office and at the Ports and Harbours Office.Employees benefited from these sessions collectively, where theories, ideas and experiences were shared, which enabled a better understanding of domesticOne of the presenters during the workshopviolence.Convening the sessions were presenters from both of the partnering entities which include Kean Chase, Ashome Clarke, Stacy Parris, Katina Benn-George, and a former professional Counsellor of Child Link Guyana.During the workshop, participants were able to benefit from discussions on the forms of domestic violence, the cycle of domestic violence, and the triggers of domestic violence.It was revealed that violence against women occurs in all sectors of society in all countries of the world, regardless of race, religion, social status, educational or economical background.In Guyana, in the years 2013/2014, there were over 3,000 reported domestic violence cases. More than 80% of the victims were females.last_img