Press Releases

16-Day Campaign Against Gender-Based Violence Begins

November 25th begins Sixteen Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence – an observance spearheaded by the Gender Affairs Department of the Ministry of Community Development, Gender Affairs & Social Services. The annual 16-day Campaign, a worldwide observance which begins on ...
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Protecting Children the focus of Child Abuse Prevention Week

Protection of the nation’s children is the focus of this year’s Child Abuse Prevention Week, currently being observed by the Probation and Child Protection Services of the Ministry of Community Development, Gender Affairs & Social Services. The week, which runs ...
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Federation’s Youth to Benefit from further Implementation of Child Justice Bill

The Federation’s youth will soon benefit from the improved operationalization of the Child Justice Act, according to a spokesperson for the Department of Social Services. The Act, which was passed in St. Kitts-Nevis in 2013, replaced the Juvenile Justice Act ...
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‘Golden Years Club’ to be Revived

Seniors in St. Kitts will soon benefit from the re-introduction of the ‘Golden Years Club’. The Club was established in St. Pauls in 2004, as a recreational group and training programme for older persons. Funded by the Canadian Caribbean Initiative, ...
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Family Month Activities a Success

July 30th, 2018 The focus was on the family during The Department of Community Development’s Family Month, which ran from June 15th -July 15th, 2018. The celebration, which is held annually to highlight the importance of family life to the ...
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