Does Jennifer Webster have the courage to make a difference?

The new Minister of Human Services, Jennifer Webster, addressed the issue of violence against women and children this past week as the world recognised Women’s Day and Women’s History Month. As I always do with any news concerning women in Guyana, I posted the Stabroek News article on my Facebook page.

I highlighted a quote from the article for my Facebook friends to read, “Under the theme ‘Access to Justice for Women,’ some of the issues that were highlighted are the need for networking and the sharing of inter-sectoral information, jury duty, the need for counsellors in the judicial system, gender sensitivity, improved reporting procedures, investigations, and addressing victims/survivors’ needs.

“A Government Information Agency (GINA) report said the justice system was the focal point of discussions as it….