Tuesday, May 22, 2018

SWAG   Gifts Night Shelter Women for Mother’s Day

As part of its community service efforts to support vulnerable women, the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination: Women’s Arm Guyana (SWAG) concluded its feminine hygiene and sexual health drive by handing over 30 gift bags to the women of the Night Shelter on Thursday, May 10, 2018, ahead of Mother’s Day celebrations on Sunday.

SWAG representatives distributed the gift bags to both the women residents and staff at the 24-hour homeless shelter. Aimed at promoting body safety, good hygiene and healthy lifestyles, the gift bags contained feminine hygiene products, sexual and reproductive health commodities and informational brochures.

Massy Distribution Guyana Inc., Dr. Nastassia Rambarran, Terianna Bisnauth, and Her Excellency, First Lady of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, Mrs. Sandra Granger, donated the gift items. The sexual health commodities and brochures were provided by the National AIDS Programme Secretariat of the Ministry of Public Health.

Established in 2017, SWAG seeks to work towards the equality, safety and protection of lesbian, bisexual and transgender women and other vulnerable women.

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SWAG Chairperson, Terianna Bisnauth (left) handing over to a Night Shelter Representative

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