11th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 4th SESSION

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4th Session of the 11th Republican Parliament

Protection of our Nation's Women

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)

First Debated: 22-Mar-2019
Speakers in the:
House of Representatives
22-Mar-2019 House of Representatives Debate - Day 1 | Hansard PDF icon (735.9 kb)
Dr. Lackram Bodoe, MP [Fyzabad] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Ayanna Webster-Roy, MP [Tobago East] [Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister]
Ms. Ramona Ramdial, MP [Couva North] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Stuart Young, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann's West] [Minister of National Security, Minister of Communications and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]
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