Little Child sparks Gift Drive for Children of Domestic Abuse
Barbados has no shelters for male victims of domestic violence.
This was confirmed by acting president of the Business and Professional Women’s Club of Barbados (BPW), Nicole Alleyne, she was in Haggatt Hall to receive a donation of gifts for children from homes under domestic violence.
If boys are 15 or older yet not adult they are requested to make alternative arrangements, since studies show there is a possibility for young males to duplicate the aggression they encountered while growing up…
The BPW president noted that while incidences of domestic violence appear to be on the decline, nevertheless the shelter her organisation created fills especially every Christmas.
Warrens Primary has 139 students ranging in age from 2 to 10 years old.