Guyana explores building shelters for trafficked people in interior regions

by Samuel Sukhnandan Although Guyana has managed to maintain a Tier 1 ranking in the United States (US) State Department Trafficking in Persons (TIP) 2020 report for a fourth consecutive year, recommendations have been made to set up shelters in outlying areas, outside of the densely populated coastal region. On Thursday, stakeholder representatives from various government ministries and agencies, including ...

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Outdated data on women in business but successful initiatives growing – First Lady

First Lady Sandra Granger on Wednesday lamented the scarcity of data on women in business, even as the United States (US) Ambassador to Guyana, Sarah-Ann Lynch said globally available data highlights the value of women in the development of countries. Addressing the opening of the WeLead Conference on women’s entrepreneurship, an initiative of the non-governmental organisation, WeLead Caribbean, Mrs. Granger ...

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“Girls in Tech” launches Guyana chapter

Girls in Tech (GIT), a global non-profit that work to put an end to gender inequality in high-tech industries and startups will launch a Guyana chapter on August 7, the organisation said Wednesday. It is Girls in Tech’s mission to support women with the access and the community they need to succeed in the technology industry by educating and empowering ...

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