Christine Lagarde resigns as head of IMF

Christine Lagarde has said she will step down as managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). It comes ahead of a decision on her...

US women’s soccer team wins its fourth World Cup

The United States beat the Netherlands in the 2019 Women’s World Cup on Sunday 2-0, following a month-long tournament that attracted more attention to...

Jamaican American presidential candidate raises millions in 24 hours after debate

The campaign of Jamaican American United States Democratic Presidential Candidate Kamala Harris on Saturday said that the US Senator has raised US$2 million in...

Sagicor says thank you to mums with a token of appreciation

In celebration of Mother’s Day, Sagicor Life Inc surprised several new mothers with congratulatory gifts in the Pediatrics Department at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital...

Suriname is now more equipped to tackle drought and diversify production

Women producer associations, rural youth and technical staff from the public sector were the main beneficiaries of actions by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation...

Ann-Marie Vaz beats Damion Crawford in by-election in Jamaica

The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has ended its 30-year political drought in the flourishing Portland Eastern constituency after Ann-Marie Vaz today defeated the People’s...

Secretary-General wins international prize for services to women’s empowerment

Patricia Scotland has received a Distinguished Champion award at the WEConnect Gala in Washington DC for her tireless efforts to empower women and achieve...

Philippine President used the word ‘Bitch’ to refer to women at Gender Equality event

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte addressed a group of women as “bitch” last Monday during an award ceremony highlighting the work of female military and police. The...

International Women’s Day Message 2019 – Caribbean Family Planning Affiliation

Today, March 8, 2019, the Caribbean Family Planning Affiliation (CFPA) salutes all women in the Caribbean and joins the rest of the world to celebrate the...

PM’s wife among 9 women to contest general elections in Dominica

CMC - Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has named nine women, including his wife, Melissa, in a virtually new slate of candidates as the ruling...