House of Representatives

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Protection of our Nation’s Women

House of Representatives - 4th Session - 11th Republican Parliament

WHEREAS the United Nations established seventeen (17) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to transform the world by 2030;

AND WHEREAS the second target under SDG number five (5) states, “the elimination all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation”;

AND WHEREAS women are increasingly becoming victims of domestic abuse, violent crime and human trafficking in Trinidad and Tobago;

BE IT RESOLVED that the Government take urgent steps to ensure the protection of our nation’s women.

(By the Member for Fyzabad)

22 Mar 2019
House of Representatives Debate - Day 1Hansard
4 speakersShow Speakers
1. Dr. Lackram Bodoe [Fyzabad] [Opposition Member]
2.The Honourable Ayanna Webster-Roy [Tobago East] [Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister]
3.Ms. Ramona Ramdial [Couva North] [Opposition Member]
4.The Honourable Stuart Young SC [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann’s West] [Minister of National Security, Minister of Communications and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]