The University of the West Indies
The Institute for Gender and Development Studies, Regional Coordinating Office
16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign
Leave No One Behind: End Violence Against Women and Girls
November 25 – December 10, 2017
VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN & GIRLS TEARS LIVES APART
Between January 1, 2016 and February 4, 2017, the JCF arrested and charged 1,442 perpetrators for violent offences against women and children… The crimes involving women and children were categorised as assault or property crimes…202 perpetrators were charged for sexual offences/indecent assault, and 237 for sexual intercourse with girls under the age of 16.
Let us work to end FEMICIDE (the violent and deliberate killing of women and girls).