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SWAG succeeds with sexual health driveThe Women’s Arm of SASOD made valuable contributions to the Night Shelter in Georgetown, Guyana

May 23, 2018

Image: Ms Terianna Bisnauthh of SWAG makes a presentation to a representative of the Night Shelter, Georgetown Guyana. 

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 presenting 30 gift bags to the women of the Night Shelter in Georgetown, Guyana on Thursday, May 10, 2018, ahead of Mother’s Day celebrations.

SWAG representatives distributed the gift bags to both the female 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.

Gift items were donated by Massy Distribution Guyana Inc., Terianna Bisnauth, Dr. Nastassia Rambarran and Her Excellency, First Lady of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, Mrs. Sandra Granger. 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.