Inadequate police response affecting provision of support

  • Published on: Nov 25, 2021 - 3:14 PM
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Inadequate police response affecting provision of support When a woman experiences violence, one of the first avenues of recourse – if not the first – is engaging the Guyana Police Force (GPF). But inadequacies in the response of some police officers continue to plague the provision of support services. “I think this is perhaps the biggest challenge that we are facing in our response and it is not a challenge that this ministry can tackle alone,” Minister of Human Services and Social Security Dr. Vindhya Persaud told the News Room on Thursday. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one in every three women will experience either ph …
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