gender justice

  • Photo of SCLAN pledges its support for hurricane ravaged countries

    SCLAN pledges its support for hurricane ravaged countries

                                    SCLAN pledges its support for hurricane ravaged countries (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Chair of the  Spouses of the Caribbean Leaders Action Network (SCLAN), H.E. Kim Simplis Barrow, Spouse of the Prime Minister of Belize and Special Envoy for Women and Children in Belize…

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  • Photo of IMF takes gender equality campaign to Jamaica

    IMF takes gender equality campaign to Jamaica

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said it will continue to enhance the analysis of the macroeconomic effects of gender inequality, including in its surveillance work, under which it oversees the international monetary system and monitors the economic and financial policies of its 188 member countries. The IMF emphasised that the World Bank and itself have recognised that gender equality and…

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  • Violence, cruelty, inequity and injustice …  not our destiny says Triennial Awardee

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Ms. Marion Bethel, the eleventh recipient of the CARICOM Triennial Award for Women, in her acceptance speech, struck a resounding note  in her call to governments and civil society “to commit  wholeheartedly to zero tolerance for violence against women and girls” and to the “pursuit of a fifty percent representation of women in Parliament”.…

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  • Photo of Remarks Delivered By Dr. Rosina Wiltshire, CARICOM Advocate For Gender Justice, At The Launch Of The Gender Advocacy Programme On International Women’s Day 2010, 8 March 2010, Georgetown, Guyana

    Remarks Delivered By Dr. Rosina Wiltshire, CARICOM Advocate For Gender Justice, At The Launch Of The Gender Advocacy Programme On International Women’s Day 2010, 8 March 2010, Georgetown, Guyana

    I am honored to be appointed as the CARICOM Advocate for Gender Justice. Gender is about both men and women and it is fitting that this initiative is launched on March 8th, International Day of Women. This may seem to be a contradiction, but it is not. Women have always been in the forefront of the struggle for equality, justice…

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  • CARICOM Ministers Meeting To Focus on Gender

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown, Guyana) When Ministers of the CARICOM Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) assemble in Georgetown for their twelfth meeting which commences on Wednesday April 27th, they will concentrate mainly on social issues that currently affect women and men across the Region. During their two-day deliberations, the COHSOD will discuss an extensive agenda covering issues including the…

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