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Humanist Forum Lectures and Discussion Series

In memory of founding member Veronica Collens 1943-2006


"Sex education saves lives!"

Guardian Report by Valdeen Shears-Neptune
  • Wendell De Leon - Behaviour Therapist

  • Natalie O’Brady - Counselor, Rape Crisis Society

  • Dr. Jacqueline Sharpe - President, Family Planning Association of Trinidad and Tobago (FPATT) - Chairman of Planned Parenthood International

  • Gregory Sloane-Seale - T&T Coalition on the Rights of the Child (TTCRC)
Moderator Cedriann Martin
Introduction Shane Collens • The Forum, The Association, The Thinking
Date Wednesday 03 May 2006
Time 5pm - 7pm
Venue Audio-Visual Room, National Library, Port of Spain
Admission Open
Abstract In memory of founding member Veronica Collens 1943-2006, a panel discussion on how comprehensive Sex Education helps prevent child abuse.

Can sex education help prevent child abuse? With paedophilia and other issues related to children having engaged national concern, it is crucial that the matter be aired through public discussions which will help in formulating strategies to combat child abuse.

To this end, members of the public are invited to listen to expert panelists and to offer their own ideas. This event is one of the Humanist Forum series, which is intended to promote informed and rational discussion in Trinidad and Tobago.
Tribute Facing Death • “To live in the hearts of those you loved is not to die.” A tribute to Veronica Collens by Erline Andrews • Feature Writer • Women's Magazine • Sunday Express • 30 April 2006

Veronica Collens • A farewell and celebration of her life and work at CARIBSCAPE
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Related TT Humanist Statement on Abstinence OnlyThe Problem with Abstinence OnlyThe Virtues of SecularismThe Importance of Humanism


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