Authors/editor(s): RUTH RODNEY AND SIREESHA BOBBILI
The overall aim of this research was to contribute contextual information to the Women’s Health and Life Experiences Survey (WHLES) to explain the “why” and “how” of Guyanese women’s experiences of violence in their relationships. This qualitative component captured the perspectives of survivors and community members on this issue. The study was conducted with support from UN Women, UNDP and USAID.
Authors/editor(s): MANUEL CONTRERAS-URBINA, ANGELA BOURASSA, ROXANNE MYERS, JUNIOR OVINCE, RUTH RODNEY AND SIREESHA BOBBIL
The Guyana Women’s Health and Life Experiences Survey 2018 is the first report to provide a comprehensive examination of the nature and prevalence of violence against women and girls in Guyana. The Guyana Bureau of Statistics undertook a national mixed-methods study to better understand the magnitude of and women’s experiences with gender-based violence (GBV) in all regions of Guyana.
The roll-out of year one of the 2018/2019 Country Implementation Plan (CIP) was characterised by concerted efforts by the Government of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana (GCRG), with effective leadership by the coordinatingThe roll-out of year one of the 2018/2019 Country Implementation Plan (CIP) was characterised by concerted efforts by the Government of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana (GCRG), with effective leadership by the coordinatingagencies, the Ministry of Finance and the United Nations Country Team (UNCT), to achieve the outcomes of the four (4) pillars of the CIP: An Inclusive, Equitable and Prosperous Guyana; A Healthy Guyana; A Safe, Cohesive and JustGuyana and A Sustainable and Resilient Guyana.