Press Release

September 23 2019 Press Release: Leave Out Violence in SVG Association (LOVNSVG) Re: Petition to Enact a Sexual Offender’s Registry into St. Vincent & The Grenadines Law. Leave Out Violence in St. Vincent and the Grenadines (LOVNSVG) pursuant to it’s mandate on domestic and sexual violence against women and children along with concerned Vincentians are

Causes of Crime

“Society prepares the crime; the criminal commits it” Henry Thomas Buckle By the twenty-first century criminologists looked to a wide range of factors to explain why a person would commit crimes. There are certain factors in our societies, cultures (family values), system (educational, political, law-enforcement…), economy, and so on that endorse the potential of criminal activities

Verbal Abuse

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me. How many women think of that schoolyard rhyme while reeling from a partner’s put-downs or angry outbursts? The rhyme’s a lie ! Verbal abuse is difficult to identify and regrettably can be a common type of abuse in some relationships. Not all

She’s beautiful isn’t she?

There she lay…. her golden brown, tanned skin against the vibrant green of the freshly dew- moistened grass. The way her tightly woven locks spread out with such elegance and strength like a crown atop her majestic face… Her eyes; with a dark ferocity that speaks of strength, intellect, vision and maturity reflects the image

Roots

Long have I watched the fruits of my own branches blossom, grow and ripen to maturity. Some plucked away by eager hands and some fallen to the ground to nourish the very soil in which I stand, magnificent and full of purpose. Over time I have seen many things, felt many things and have slept

Root Causes of Violence

People may become violent due to different instances that have occurred in their life or the life of someone close to them. Three such instances are Economic Distress, Family Dysfunction, and Drug and Alcohol Abuse. Let’s take a closer look at these three different categories. Economic Distress In most societies when “times are hard” there

Emotional Abuse

Abuse comes in many different forms, abuse is not just physical but emotional as well. Sometimes as an individual we fail to realize that we are being subjected to emotional abuse and the abuser fails to realize that they are abusing someone emotionally. What is emotional abuse? Emotional abuse is any kind of abuse that

“Kick In She Back Door”

I intend to express here my opinion and only my opinion about the lyrics to a song that has grown in popularity on our Airwaves. It starts with someone shrieking: “neighbour neighbour ah kill dem come kill me” then launches into the chorus “if she front door lock an yo cyar get een and she

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