Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Gender

Gender

INDIA – A woman interviewed 100 convicted rapists. This is what she learned

In India, many consider them “monsters.” Madhumita Pandey was only 22 when she first went to Tihar Jail in New Delhi to meet and interview...

GUYANA – Gov’t embarks on campaign to vaccinate girls

The Guyana government Tuesday said it will embark upon a programme to vaccinate approximately 36,000 girls between the ages of 9-16 years with the...

JAMAICA – Children among four killed

The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia “Babsy” Grange, has condemned the attacks in the central parish of Clarendon that led to...

Caribbean Must Equalise to Grow and Grow to Equalise, says ECLAC

By Desmond Brown KINGSTON | NEW YORK (ACP-IDN) – If they are to meet commitments agreed under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its...

High-level support for Global Strategy for the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jun 04 2017 - The wife of Belize's Prime Minister, Kim Simplis Barrow, and the First Lady of Trinidad and Tobago, Reema...

Barbados Takes Legal Stride on Gender Equality

By Desmond Brown BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Apr 27 2017, (ACP-IDN) – The tiny Caribbean island of Barbados has taken a major step towards ensuring gender equality...

Jamaican Woman Is Oldest Human Alive

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Apr 16 2017 - A Jamaican woman, Violet Mosse Brown, has made history as the oldest person in the world following the...

Jamaica’s ‘Tambourine Army’ on the Gender Violence Warpath

By Desmond Brown KINGSTON, Jamaica (ACP-IDN) – In the wake of an alarming upsurge in domestic violence and abuse of women and girls, a new...

String Of Black Girls Missing In Washington

WASHINGTON, Mar 24 2017 – The Congressional Black Caucus is calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the FBI to help in the search...

Op-Ed: Women In The Changing World Of Work – Planet 50-50 By 2030: What...

By Rebecca Theodore UNITED NATIONS, Mar 17 2017 – The United Nations global Sustainable Development Goals agenda is a pulpit that aims to meet the...