Child Abuse Awareness Campaign

News  |  June 9, 2021

SCARS, The Coalition for the Protection of Children, and The Family Centre are collaborating on a child sexual abuse awareness campaign this month. A spokesperson said, “The message of the campaign is to discuss child sexual abuse and to illustrate the connection between many afflictions we see in some adults. These afflictions include how coping with eating disorders, drug abuse, violence, ... Read more

Paul Njoroge Donates To Local Charities

News  |  March 11, 2021

In an incredibly gracious gesture, Paul Njoroge — who lost his wife, three children and mother-in-law in the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash two years ago today — has facilitated a donation of more than $440,000 to Bermuda charities in appreciation for the outpouring of support he received from the people of Bermuda. The Ethiopian Airlines jet crashed shortly after take-off on Mar... Read more

Zoom talk about child sex abuse

News  |  February 12, 2021

Parents and teachers have been invited to join an international online talk about child sex abuse tonight. The Zoom discussion is also open to other members of the public, including police and anyone who works with children. Shervonne Hollis, one of the hosts, said the event was designed to highlight “the importance of prevention, recognising and supporting victims of sexual abuse”. She adde... Read more

How does a five-year sentence for child sex abuse become 18 months? We must do better

News  |  January 7, 2021

A 43-year-old child sex offender, who used a child for his own sexual gratification, was released on Christmas Eve after serving only 18 months of a five-year sentence handed down in November 2019. The community has a right to know some important details such as: Why were the public not informed in advance of his release? Was it because he was not deemed “dangerous” towards chi... Read more

What message are we sending to other sex addicts?

News  |  December 16, 2020

I have the utmost respect for our lawyers and judges. Some of the brightest and wisest minds sit on the bench. What is baffling to me is the lack of knowledge for some when it comes to the minds of child sex offenders. Or is it that they must use past cases — that could have been argued without real facts — to determine present judgments? Those who are sexually attracted to children and ac... Read more