Submission highlighting rights abuses against young persons in Guyana, primarily on the lack of implementation of policies and laws that would devleop youth in Guyana, protect young people’s rights and citizen security in the state with emphasis on the deficiencies of Guyana's new National Youth Policy in addressing these rights abuses against young people.
This research report on "Online Media Framing of LGBT Issues in Guyana: January 2007 to July 2014" authored by Alana Da Silva was submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Communication Studies at the University of Guyana, Centre for Communication Studies, and was assessed as an A Grade research report and presentation.
MESECVI shadow report titled "Suffering in Silence: Violence against LBT Women in Guyana" for the Third Round Evaluation Monitoring Mechanism Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence against Women.
This report seeks to highlight substantive issues surrounding Discrimination in the Enjoyment of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Guyana, prepared for the 154th Period of Sessions of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). The goals of the session are to: (1) expose discrimination faced by vulnerable groups in the field of economic, social and cultural rights; (2) focus on these violations against women, indigenous peoples, LGBTI persons, persons with disabilities and people living with HIV; and (3) recommend actions the state party should take to address discrimination in the enjoyment of economic, social and cultural rights affecting these groups.
This report informs the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (Committee) of areas where Guyana is failing to comply with its obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) to respect and protect the human rights of all people, especially LGBTI individuals. It concludes with recommendations of matters that we urge the Committee to include in its concluding observations to the Government of Guyana.