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Don’t forget to walk with us this Saturday

This is a reminder about the 2014 Steps to End Silence Walk on Saturday 26th April.  The family friendly walk starts at 10am and the meeting point is The Crescent, Camana Bay. There are even more reasons to come out and walk in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) this year.  Janelle from BLISS Read more »

Steps to End Silence Walk

The Estella Scott-Roberts Foundation is excited to announce the 2014 Steps to End Silence Walk on Saturday 26th April.  The family friendly walk starts at 10am and the meeting point is The Crescent, Camana Bay. There are even more reasons to come out and walk in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) this year. Read more »

Shout Out! Poetry Contest

Are you creative with words? Would you like to win $250 for creating an inspirational message about finding one’s voice and power?  Would you like to see your poem on display at the ESRF’s Steps to End Silence Walk (Saturday, 26th April  at Camana Bay)? If you said yes to any of these questions, then Read more »

Stalking Legislation – Expression of Support from the Estella Scott-Roberts Foundation

Further to the Law Reform Commission’s request for stakeholders and the public to provide comments on the draft stalking legislation, this serves as a statement of support for such legislation. The Estella Scott-Roberts Foundation (“the Foundation”) was established to promote “gender equality and a life free of violence for all” and the Foundation supports initiatives that Read more »

Grants Programme 2014

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Dear Friends We are very excited to announce that we are extending the deadline to accept applications for our new grants programme. The ESRF is inviting charitable, community and other non-profit organisations in the Cayman Islands to apply for a grant to fund projects that share the same overall objectives as the ESRF. These are:  Read more »

A Big Thank-You

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Dear Friends We wanted to extend heartfelt thanks to everyone who supported our recent fundraiser, A Night Under the Stars.  The National Gallery was the perfect setting and it was lovely to see so many remembrance stars hanging from the trellis.  Everyone was enthralled by the Cayman Islands Astronomical Society and it proved to be Read more »

Protection Starts Here PSA

The 2012 Cayman Islands Red Cross World AIDS Day campaign focuses on child sexual abuse as a social and cultural factor driving the HIV epidemic in the Caribbean region. This multi-organisational effort, which the Estella Scott-Roberts Foundation supports, is the kick off of a two-year campaign aimed at raising the topic of child sexual abuse in the Read more »

Violence Against Women – It’s A Men’s Issue

Domestic violence and sexual abuse are often called “women’s issues.” But in this bold, blunt talk, Jackson Katz points out that these are intrinsically men’s issues — and shows how these violent behaviors are tied to definitions of manhood. A clarion call for us all — women and men — to call out unacceptable behavior Read more »

Caymanian Compass: Walkers Pound Out Silence

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The Estella Scott-Roberts Walk to End Silence took place on Saturday, 20 April. The month of April is internationally recognised as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which is annual advocacy campaign to raise public awareness about sexual violence, in particular sexual assault and rape. This year, the Estella Scott-Roberts Foundation is focused on highlighting child sexual Read more »

ESRF Supports “Strong Girls. Strong Women. Strong World.”

In order to commemorate the 15th Anniversary of Honoring Women Month in the Cayman Islands, the Family Resource Centre created a calendar to highlight the events and contributions of community-minded organisations. Sponsoring the month of April to highlight Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), ESRF provided a $300 sponsorship towards the creation of the calendar which Read more »