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TTFA neglects Elite Girls; administrators struggle to explain why U-15 Girls inactive for five months

Five months after Trinidad and Tobago was controversially forfeited from the Concacaf Girls’ Under-15 Championship in the United States, the local Girls’ National Under-15 Team have not held a single training session and have no idea when next they will meet on the football field. Team manager Vernetta Flanders confirmed …

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What we resist, persists; we must dig deeper into gender relations: Letters on domestic violence in T&T

“The latest research shows that men trace their right to beat women to patriarchal power over women, which they say, comes from religion and culture… Billions of—paid and unpaid—hours of training and education against domestic violence have not produced practical change. “[…] Although individuals have transformed and there is less …

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Salaam: What protests can really mean for UWI; why Guild should think beyond compound

It’s five degrees and blustery in Brooklyn this morning and this warm-blooded Trini is cold and freezing. But as I scan the headlines, the temperature is hot and sweltering in St Augustine as UWI students responded to the lack of safety and security on the campus in the wake of …

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