Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes, ORTT, President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago recently addressed attendees at Just for Girls, a specially designed outreach programme for Fifth Standard pupils transitioning from Primary to Secondary School put on by the National Muslim Women’s Organisation of Trinidad and Tobago.

250 girls from Cocoyea Government, Voss Government, Gasparillo Government, Harmony Hall Presbyterian, Marabella Government, Pleasantville Government, ASJA, San Fernando Girls Government, San Fernando TML, St. Gabriel’s Girls, La Romaine Government, San Fernando Methodist, Reform Hindu, San Fernando SDA and St. Paul’s Anglican Primary Schools attended the programme where they received valuable information on a variety of topics including You and Your Body; Self Respect; Depression, Peer and Cyber Bullying and Self Harm; Etiquette and Table Manners.

There was also a Spoken Word presentation by Bishop Centenary College.