Country Guyana
Year 2010
Type of Measure Education > Formal education
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


On the basis of the results of various studies done both at the local and international levels on the causal factors of violence against women, as well as the pronouncements articulated by the UN Secretary General in his presentation on violence against women, programmes within the Social Studies Curriculum have incorporated the relevant findings specifically in the Health and Family Life Education (HFLE) curriculum. These courses are taught at the Teachers Training College and in some of the Secondary Departments of school system.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Guyana to the questionnaire on violence against women 2010