Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Saint Lucia Men’s Movement Celebrates International Men’s Day

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Press Release:–  On November 19 International Men’s Day celebrates worldwide the positive value men bring to the world, their families and communities.

In Saint Lucia, a group of men have come together to start a movement that is aimed
at directing greater focus and attention to the serious problems being experienced by
men, especially marginalized men of all age groups.

This movement is the brainchild of Corporal # 69 Martin James, former president of the Police Welfare Association, [The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF)].

While still in its infant stages, it hopes to serve as a catalyst to bring together other
men’s groups that have already been created [ but dormant] to address some of the
challenges facing marginalized men in the Saint Lucian society.

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“One of the primary objectives of this movement is to help create a greater
consciousness among men about the importance and value of their role in society. Particularly, given the serious negative impact that COVID-19 is having on the economic, social and emotional well-being of the marginalized and vulnerable members of our society,” said Corporal James.

((L-R) Zachary Hippolyte, Corporal of Police; Dr Leonard Johnny, Criminologist;
Garvin Jones, Church Men’s Group; Kervin R Mitchel, Social Worker )

The group intends to use the next few months to reach out to other groups and
organizations with similar goals and objectives in order to create a broad-based, civil
society-driven movement.

Persons who are interested in finding out more and lending their support are invited
to get in touch with Martin A James Email: 69martinjames@gmail.com Phone:
(758) 727-2899.

(L-R) Peter Simeon Jr, Police Officer & Musician; Aaron Alexander, President ICAR,
Businessman; Cuthbert Henry, Public Servant, Criminologist, Reformist; Ubaidullah
Muhammad, Muslim Community, Businessman

International Men’s Day is an opportunity for people everywhere of goodwill to
appreciate and celebrate the men in their lives and the contribution they make to
society for the greater good of all.

(L-R) Chicot, President PWA, Police Officer and Dr Clement Edward, Social Work
Consultant

On International Men’s Day 2020, personalities in the photos, and others including
Ronald Glasgow, Tourism Industry and Guy Ellis, Men’s Empowerment Network
have committed to GET INVOLVED in this Men’s Movement.

Headline photo caption: (L-R) Martin A James, Founder, and Corporal of Police; Yannick James, Musician: Nyus Alfred-President NYC; Martin Weeks, Training & Management Consultant

 

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