IDEVAW round-up

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (IDEVAW) was recognised on November 25 worldwide to bring awareness to the issues surrounding women and gender-based violence.

Locally, the Girl Guides Association hosted a prayer breakfast at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel in St Andrew. Here are some highlights:

From left: Marjorie Gaynor, former chief commissioner of the Girls Guides Association; Ann Marie Kirlew, programmes manager at Council of Voluntary Social Services; and Althea Walters, vice-president of Girls Guides Association of Jamaica.

From left: Marjorie Gaynor, former chief commissioner of the Girls Guides Association; Ann Marie Kirlew, programmes manager at Council of Voluntary Social Services; and Althea Walters, vice-president of Girls Guides Association of Jamaica.

Josett Francis-Wint (second right) converses with Girl Guides ranger guides from Manchester.

Josett Francis-Wint (second right) converses with Girl Guides ranger guides from Manchester.

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