Saturday, February 24, 2018

Gender

JAMAICA – AIDS Support for Life stages silent protest to end violence against...

Jamaica AIDS Support for Life (JASL) in collaboration with over 300 of its partners from civil society will this Saturday stage its Annual Silent...

JAMAICA – Another video surfaces of woman beating child

Another video has hit social media showing a woman beating and threatening her daughter. This is the second such video in recent weeks. In the...

BARBADOS – Female entrepreneurs receive support from the British High Commission

Female empowerment and the support of young leaders remain vital to the economic development of the Caribbean.  This view was expressed by the Head...

JAMAICA – HPV vaccine programme getting greater acceptance

Director of Family Health Services in the Ministry of Health Dr Melody Ennis says the ramped up public education campaign has led to greater...

CHILE – Eradicating hunger in the Caribbean and Latin America by 2030

The total number of persons that suffer from hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean has increased, reversing decades of progress. Meanwhile, overweight affects all...

ST KITTS – President Clinton commends PM Harris’ leadership on the promotion of women’s...

Former President of the United States of America (USA), Bill Clinton, has commended the leadership of St Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister, Dr Timothy...

JAMAICA – PM says machete-wielding mother’s actions inexcusable

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the viral social media video of a St Thomas woman beating her daughter with a machete should serve as...

BARBADOS – Improving the climate change negotiation skills of Caribbean women

The Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP) in collaboration with Environment and Climate Change Canada and the Women’s Environment and Development Organization...

CUBA – Celebrating 40 years of advancement of women’s equality and rights

Government authorities, international officials and representatives of civil society in Havana, Cuba on Thursday looked back on the policies in favor of gender equality...

LOS ANGELES – Gabrielle Union reveals struggle to have children in new book

Actress Gabrielle Union is opening up about her struggle to expand her family with basketballer husband Dwyane Wade. The couple wed in April 2014 and...