Padarath: PNM glorifies Misogyny, Violence and Racial Tension

In a country where so many barriers have been broken for the advancement and progress of women and women’s rights, the despicable portrayal and glorification of violence against women at the PNM’s family day on Sunday is a reflection of the values and leadership of that Party. We...
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Kamla condemns PNM skit, calls it an insult and abuse to Afro-Trinbago males and all women, in particular Hindu women

I have noted with alarm the current heated and passionate national debate surrounding a recent display at the Rowley PNM’s Family Day celebrations, of a so-called ‘skit’ which has essentially attacked three major groups in our democracy and has now reached a point of national...
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PNM should apologise to the Women of T&T

As a Hindu Woman, I found it quite insulting and offensive to see a picture of a woman in a yellow sari being disrobed by two men dressed as gorillas being featured on the front page of a daily newspaper. This was part of a skit which played out at the PNM family and sports day...
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MP Lee – PNM has sunk to an all time low with its promotion of misogyny and religious insensitivity

The governing Keith Rowley led PNM has sunk to an all time low with it’s promotion of misogyny and religious insensitivity via the offensive skit which was warmly cheered on by the hierarchy of the PNM at their family day on Sunday at the Edinburgh 500 recreation ground. It...
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UNC Youth Arm Demands Apology from PM for Disrespectful Display at PNM Family Day

Plastered on the front page of one daily newspaper, I noticed a scene from the PNM’s Family day depicting two persons in costumes disrobing a woman of a yellow sari – a scene which was later described by the PNM’s spokesman extraordinaire Minister Stuart Young as “a little...
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Sexual Assault is not fun Mr Minister!

If a Government is serious about tackling the epidemic of violence against women and a culture of lack of respect for women and girls, then the People’s National Movement Government should start by condemning and issuing an apology to all women for the depiction of sexual assault...
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Senator Ameen slams Local Government Minister over lack of resources for Corporations

I note the media release by the Minister of Local Government which calls on “all fourteen (14) Mayors and Chairmen to ensure that their DMU are on alert and on the ground to assist affected persons”. It should be noted that Regional Corporations have been severely under resourced...
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