I heard Mr. Christie trying to take more cheap political digs at the FNM, yet again. Isn’t this getting a bit stale and boring now?
Topic: women’s rights
Today, still under the PLP, the interests of a few numbers men seem more urgent than the rights, needs and protection of tens of thousands of Bahamian women.
Our letter of permission from the Cabinet Office – copied to commissioner of police and permanent secretary of the Ministry of Works & Urban Development – was ignored and, eventually, we were instructed to shut it down.
Fred Mitchell’s dedication to promoting human rights does not appear to extend to the rights of women.
The Bahamas Crisis Centre has rejected the $1,000 donation Tall Pines MP Leslie Miller offered amidst the controversy surrounding his comments in the House of Assembly that he used to beat an ex-girlfriend.
Social Services Minister Melanie Griffin said Bahamians cannot continue to “bury their heads in the sand” when it comes to reporting domestic violence as the country’s crime problems will not be solved until the problem of domestic violence is solved.
A woman who killed her abusive husband is sentenced to 14 years in jail, while a man who raped and murdered an innocent 19-year-old girl gets 6 years. Explain that!
Women’s rights activist Donna Nicolls yesterday defended the importance of sexual offence laws in the country after talk show host Darold Miller railed against sexual harassment laws during a national broadcast.
In an effort to help eradicate violence against women, the U.S. Embassy invited a 15-year veteran of the Broward Sheriff’s Office to conduct a focused training session.