Women’s Chronicles

Kiana Niles at her fourth birthday party
Kiana Niles at her fourth birthday party

Losing a child to brain cancer

Last Sunday four-year-old Kiana Amaya Niles lost her almost one year battle with brain cancer when she took her final breath in the paediatric ward of the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) surrounded by her mom and other relatives.

A survivor of abuse looks to the future

Almost five years ago when this column first appeared, it detailed a battered woman’s struggle with a system that was not friendly to women like her, and dealing with her abuser whose only intent was for her to return to their matrimonial home.

Action needed for suicide prevention

World Suicide Prevention Day is observed annually on September 10. It is organised by the International Association for Suicide Prevention and endorsed by the World Health Organization and represents a global commitment to focus attention on suicide prevention.

The loss of a beautiful child

“It was a trying 12 years but you know if I had to do it all over again I would do it because even though she never walk, never really talk and you do everything for her she was still such a beautiful child.

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