Arya Samaj plans Inter-faith service, candlelight vigil for sexually-abused victims

February 12, 2012 | By KNews | Filed Under News

By Leon Suseran

For the first time in Berbice, there will be a collaborative effort to show disgust with the problem of sexual abuse and rapes in the Region and country. There is also a move to show solidarity with the victims and their families of such horrible crimes.
The New Jersey Arya Samaj Humanitarian Mission (NJASHM) in conjunction with several Non- ...

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Sustained efforts needed to reduce high level of domestic violence – Pandit Sugrim

Although it may not always be easy and straight forward, sustained efforts must be made to reduce the prevalence of domestic violence, abuse, rape and suicide. This is the view of Pandit Suresh Sugrim of the New Jersey/Guyana Central Arya Samaj Humanitarian Mission. His concerns were expressed even as local efforts are being made to raise awareness about the social problem. And this, he said, will only become a ...

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Thanks for sparing us the thought

Written by Shirley Thomas

Saturday, 14 January 2012 20:33

—Sophia/Lamaha Park children

THE Sunday Chronicle’s recent initiative in highlighting the plight of less fortunate children in a column of our Christmas Day publication, titled: “Spare them a thought this Christmas”, yielded some positive response for several children in parts of Sophia and South Georgetown. Coming out of that initiative, a few civic-minded persons pooled resources to help brighten the children’s ...

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Five-yr-old rape victim gets life-size bear, other items from NJ Arya Samaj Mission

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="350" caption="Members of the New Jersey Arya Samaj Humanitarian Mission (NJASHM) hand over a stuffed toy and clothing to Senior Nurse O. Kendall, while Nurse A. Trellis looks on. The donation, made at the ICU of the New Amsterdam Hospital, was intended for the five-year-old rape victim. Incidentally, she hid behind the Barney Bear."][/caption]

Written by Jeune Bailey Vankeric  

Thursday, 05 January 2012 01:35

THE local and ...

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