Many civil society groups have rallied to keep this topic as a front-burner as they advocate change from our law makers. They are calling for mutual respect between the sexes, change in the criminal justice system and more resources for parents, who are unable carry out effective parental duties.

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Roshan Parasram has responded to last evening's TV6 report by Cindy Raghubar-Teekersingh.

A police officer remains hospitalised, and a suspect is dead, following an alleged shootout.