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Pisgah Primary youth take stand against child abuse

May 23rd, 2023 | Category: GLEANER PREMIUM | 4:07
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#JamaicaGleaner #ReportThem #ChildsMonth #StElizabeth #Pisgah MAY 23, 2023: Their voices were loud, unshakable, yet meek; their call, a clarion, to Jamaican ‘Big Men’ demanding a stop to sexual, physical, mental and emotional abuse, allowing them a childhood free of scars. Seventy-five vulnerable placard-bearing students of Pisgah Primary and Infant School in the deep rural district of St. Elizabeth called on their community for protection against prospective abusers, last Friday, during a march in their area in honour of Child’s Month. Staged under the theme ‘Children Need Our Love and Protection’, the pre-primary and primary students used Omaall ‘Majah Bless’ Wright’s poem ‘Hey Big Man’ to send a strong message, and when they were asked, what they should do if prepositioned, a resounding, “Report

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