AFETT and the UN Observance of the Elimination of Violence Against Women Radio Interviews: "Leave No One Behind" Series


Thursday  November 23, 2017

Radio Heartbeat interview with Natacha Jones & Candice Campbell  

President Charlene Pedro and Clinical Psychologist Jodi Gonsalves.


JODI GONSALVES services include:

  • Therapeutic services to children (ages 2+), adolescents, families and individuals.

  • Individual and Group therapy.

  • Organizing professional training workshops and seminars

  • Specializing in Trauma: Primarily using Art Therapy techniques (also play and sand play techniques), Progressive Counting trauma intervention method (by Ricky Greenwald, PsyD) and Person Centered Talk Therapy.


Wednesday December 6, 2017

Isaac 98.1fm – President Charlene Pedro with Dr. Sue Ann Barratt, PhD and Folade Mutota

Interviewer Stephen Cummings




SUE ANN BARRATT is a graduate of The University of the West Indies, holding a BA in Media and Communication Studies with Political Science, MA Communication Studies, and PhD Interdisciplinary Gender Studies. Her current research areas are interpersonal interaction, social media use, gender and ethnic identities, beauty and body image, and carnival studies. She is an Assistant Lecturer at the Institute for Gender and Development Studies, St. Augustine Unit, and is dedicated to gender awareness and sensitivity training through face-to-face sessions and mass media outreach.


FOLADE MUTOTA is the founder and Executive Director of the Women’s Institute for Alternative Development (WINAD) which was formed in 1999.


WINAD is a women’s organisation committed to strengthening the capacity and social consciousness of women and girls to lead social transformation in Trinidad and Tobago. Its programmes enable women and girls to explore and embrace an alternative leadership framework which integrates the collective genius of all the people of Trinidad and Tobago. WINAD’s pioneering work on gender, peace and security is recognised locally, regionally, and internationally due to its innovative approach to forming alliances with CARICOM governments and mobilising NGOs across the region for collaborative planning.

This year Folade received a national award for her tremendous work in women's development in Trinidad & Tobago.


Thursday December 7, 2017

SLAM 100.5FM

Charlene Pedro and Jodi Gonsalves with Jet Lee. We thank the Management of SLAM 100.5fm and producer Myles Grant for your support.


AFETT is grateful to all of the media that supported our drive to raise awareness of this critical issue and initiate dialogue that would foster greater understanding and promote change.


Click here to read an Article of Interest: Dealing with Gender-based Violence at its Core - Written by AFETT's Research and Public Advocacy Director - Donna Thomas.

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