35 welfare officers have been certified to provide psychosocial support to students across Guyana. Director of IGS, Dr. Pauline Bullen, created a manual using a gender responsive approach to address the psychosocial needs of children in Guyanese schools.
The Laura Bassi Scholarship, which awards a total of $8,000 thrice per annum, was established by Editing Press in 2018 with the aim of providing editorial assistance to postgraduates and junior academics whose research focuses on neglected topics of study, broadly construed.
In recognition of the 16 days of activism, IGS participated in protest action against gender-based violence. Director, Dr. Pauline Bullen and volunteers raised the call to action and invites you to Orange the World!
“BEWARE THE PROMISE TODAY”, is a photo essay about the demise in Guyana, in the early 1970s and the very first trains to be introduced in South America in 1846. Brewster’s work will be featured at IGS’s magazine launch, “Issues Guyana”, on November 19, 2019 – International Men’s Day. We will also be featuring his film, ‘Flambeau’, an extract from Earl Warner’s Man Talk.
On September 25, 2019 the panel discussion on Women in Agriculture in Leguan, North, South and Central Rupununi led by Dr Maxine Parris-Aaron, Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), Dr. Gillian Smith, FAO, Louisa Daggers, Coordinator, Amerindian Research Unit (UG), Seon Hamer, Assistant Dean, Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences (UG) was a huge success with 116 attendees. Our next event will take place on November 19th when we launch the first publication of ISSUES Guyana: Come Hear Dis.
IGS wishes to congratulate Kadesha S. Lewis – reading for an Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering and Obena Vanlewyn – reading for a BSc. in Medical Imaging being granted scholarships in The Women and Gender Equality Commission (WGEC).
A magazine with writings by men on what it means to grow up in a “rape” culture or culture of violence.
3-year Postdoctoral Research Fellow opportunity in sociology of youth to work on our longitudinal mixed-methods Life Patterns research project at the Youth Research Centre, in the University of Melbourne.