The search for a 14-year old girl should be a national emergency says the DNCW

The Dominica National Council of Women have joined numerous associations as well as the family and friends of 14 year old Shanice Jemmot and the community in strongly condemning the act of violence against children.

 

This statement comes in the wake of the disappearance of 14-year old Shanice Jemmot of Layou, who has been missing for one week.

 

According to a press release issued by the DNCW, the council is now calling for greater collaboration from all parties led by the police and the media to ensure the safe return of this child, an issue they believe should be viewed as a national emergency.

 

The release states that focus must be placed on securing Shanice’s safety and apprehending the alleged perpetrator.

 

The DNCW has since add their voice in comforting the family and is appealing to anyone with information to report it to the nearest police station.

 

A reward of $15,000 has been posted for the safe return of 14-year-old Shanice Jemmot of Layou.

 

 

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