18 January 2022
Many laws in SVG are in  desperate need of legal reform!

Many laws in SVG are in desperate need of legal reform!


Laws, which are a set of rules that govern the affairs in a State, are just one tool that can be used to protect others and prevent their rights from ...
11 January 2022
Can males be raped in SVG?

Can males be raped in SVG?


Rape is a very serious crime that has affected and continues to affect the lives of many persons living in St Vincent and the Grenadines (“SVG”). ...
04 January 2022
End child sexual abuse and exploitation in SVG!

End child sexual abuse and exploitation in SVG!


According to the World Health Organization, child maltreatment “is the abuse and neglect that occurs to children under 18 years of age. It includes ...
14 December 2021
Human dignity: A foundational principle at the heart of human rights

Human dignity: A foundational principle at the heart of human rights


HUMAN DIGNITY IS a foundational principle at the heart of human rights. It is mentioned in numerous international treaties, and the domestic laws of m...
07 December 2021
God and SVG’s Constitution

God and SVG’s Constitution


The Preamble of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines’ Constitution (“SVG’s Constitution”) states the following: “WHEREAS the Peoples of the Isl...
30 November 2021
The Preamble and SVG’s Constitution

The Preamble and SVG’s Constitution


The Constitution of St Vincent and the Grenadines (“SVG’s Constitution”) has what is known as a preamble. This preamble is located before the Bi...
23 November 2021
Guardians of fundamental rights and freedoms

Guardians of fundamental rights and freedoms


In St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), we have what is known as the doctrine of separation of powers. This is a principle of good governance which i...
16 November 2021
The Constitution and the Bill of Rights in SVG

The Constitution and the Bill of Rights in SVG


The Constitution of St Vincent and the Grenadines (“SVG’s Constitution”), which is the supreme law in SVG, outlines many fundamental rights and ...
09 November 2021
The three generations of human rights

The three generations of human rights


Human rights are indivisible, interrelated, and interdependent. Nevertheless, in order to better appreciate and understand human rights, various perso...
02 November 2021
Human rights in SVG

Human rights in SVG


Due to its rapid development after World Wars I and II, most, if not all States have been influenced in one way or another by contemporary internation...