She also said that two failed referenda on the matter indicated a need for greater public education on the issues. The request for the hearing was filed by Rights Bahamas in conjunction with Robert F. The issue was raised when Rights Bahamas identified statelessness of children of migrants as a problem created by Bahamian legislation.
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Andy King is an event planner who helped with the Fyre Festival. In a new Netflix video posted on Twitter, King responded to the viral fame he gained thanks to the explicit anecdote. He went on to explain that, because he doesn't use social media, he was surprised to hear his name was trending in the week after the documentary aired on Netflix.
As of Friday, June 21, THE Bahamas has maintained its Tier 1 ranking in the latest human trafficking report by the US State Department but concerns persist over a reported decline in law enforcement and credible allegations of corruption. The State Department noted the country recorded the lowest number of trafficking investigations in the past six years — with just two sex trafficking cases initiated this past year.
The Age of Consent in Bahamas is 16 years old. The age of consent is the minimum age at which an individual is considered legally old enough to consent to participation in sexual activity. Individuals aged 15 or younger in Bahamas are not legally able to consent to sexual activity, and such activity may result in prosecution for statutory rape or the equivalent local law.
Nassau - A Pinewood Gardens man accused of having sex with an eight-year-old girl was remanded to prison yesterday. Shawn Davis, 28, appeared before Assistant Chief Magistrate Subusola Swain on a charge of unlawful sexual intercourse. Since Davis will face trial in the Supreme Court, he was not required to enter a plea to a charge that he had relations with the girl in April
We were not on facebook when we carried this story. But here is what happened when Carl Bethel was minister of education. His ministry officials at the time denied this to be genuine.
Three of the four bills included in the referendum sought to ensure that Bahamian women and men are treated equally in their ability to confer nationality to children and spouses. The Bahamas will also now continue to deny unmarried fathers the ability to confer nationality to their children. Because of this, today children born abroad to Bahamian women or unmarried Bahamian men continue to be at risk of being stateless — whereby no country considers them citizens — while families and spouses may be torn apart because Bahamian women are denied the ability to confer nationality to spouses, a right reserved only for Bahamian men.