NASSAU, Bahamas — The Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development and the Department of Gender and Family Affairs invited all Women’s Organizations to a forum to candidly discuss the Protection Against Violence Act 2023 at the Ministry on Monday, August 14, 2023.

The full scope of the proposed Bill is an act to provide for the protection of and support for the victims of violence, to establish the Protection Against Violence Commission, to enable The Bahamas to fulfill certain obligations arising under regional and international treaties and for matters connected therewith. 

The Minister, the Hon. Obediah Wilchcombe also attended the forum. 

(BIS Photos/Mark Ford)  


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