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Summary, National Women’s Health Survey for Trinidad and Tobago, 2017

Friday, February 15, 2019

The National Women’s Health Survey for Trinidad and Tobago survey analysis reveals that in the 15 to 64-year-old age bracket, over 100,000 women in Trinidad and Tobago have experienced one or more acts of physical and/or sexual violence perpetrated by male partners; approximately 11,000 are likely to still be in abusive relationships. More

Gender Based Violence in Trinidad and Tobago

Friday, November 16, 2018

While the quality of administrative data on violence  against women has vastly improved over the past few decades, data has never been available on the prevalence of violence against women in Trinidad and Tobago. After reviewing various models of assessing the prevalence of gender-based violence, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women(UN Women), CARICOM statistical experts and the CARICOM Council of Ministers of Human and Social Development agreed to... More

Foundations Programme – Strengthening Prevention Approaches To Address Gender-Based Violence In the Caribbean Brochure

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Designed for young people aged 13 to 24, The Foundations Programme is a programme aimed at the prevention of Gender-Based Violence (GBV). More

SUMMARY Women's Health Survey 2016 - Jamaica

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The Jamaica Women’s Health Survey 2016 is the first report to provide a comprehensive examination of the nature and prevalence of violence against women and girls in Jamaica. It examines women’s lifetime and most recent experiences of both intimate partner and non-partner violence and abuse. The report examines abuse in multiple dimensions, both sexual and non-sexual, including economic coercion. The data that this report is based on allows for an understanding of the factors that may be associated with violence against women and girls, the impact of violence on women’s physical and mental health and various coping strategies that women have employed in response to abuse. The report also discusses women’s attitudes towards gender roles and a general profile of the perpetrators of abuse. More

Women's Health Survey 2016 - Jamaica

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The Jamaica Women’s Health Survey 2016 is the first report to provide a comprehensive examination of the nature and prevalence of violence against women and girls in Jamaica. It examines women’s lifetime and most recent experiences of both intimate partner and non-partner violence and abuse. The report examines abuse in multiple dimensions, both sexual and non-sexual, including economic coercion. The data that this report is based on allows for an understanding of the factors that may be associated with violence against women and girls, the impact of violence on women’s physical and mental health and various coping strategies that women have employed in response to abuse. The report also discusses women’s attitudes towards gender roles and a general profile of the perpetrators of abuse. More

The Commitment of the States: Plans and policies to eradicate violence against women in Latin America and the Caribbean

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Nineteen years have passed since the countries of the region signed the Inter-American Convention of Belém do Pará. Since then, efforts have been made by public institutions and civil society organisations to confront all forms of violence against women. More

Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+5 outcome Considered the most progressive blueprint ever for advancing women’s rights, the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action has been reprinted in this special edition, which also includes a copy of the political declaration reached at the 23rd special session of the General Assembly in 2000, which reviewed progress towards the Platform for Action five years after its adoption. More

Animation guide for awareness raising on ending violence against women

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

These documents were developed as a series of tools to support animators and social change agents who are organizing training sessions with sexual and gender based violence. More

Vocabulary of key words and concepts related to gender based violence

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

These documents were developed as a series of tools to support animators and social change agents who are organizing training sessions with sexual and gender based violence. More

Chemin de lEgalite

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Synthese du Rapport national d'application / Path to Equality a synthesis of the national periodic report to the Commission on the application of the CEDAW convention More

UNiTE Campaign - The Situation of Trinidad and Tobago

Monday, November 1, 2010

United Nation's Secretary General's UNiTE Campaign - The Situation of Trinidad and Tobago More

Eliminating Gender-Based Violence - Ensuring Equality

Thursday, December 1, 2005

For the better part of the 1990s, Caribbean women's organizations, national machineries for women, the courts and the police have been engaged in dialogue and action to ensure protection and justice for victims of violence against women. A combination of public education, advocacy, the extension of services and law reform has led to changes in cultural attitudes. More

Annotated Bibliography - Legislation and Case Law Guide on Gender-Based Violence

Saturday, January 1, 2005

A publication prepared in collaboration with the Centre for Gender and Development Studies, UWI, this annotated bibliography will be useful to researchers and activists seeking a better understanding of the causes and consequences of gender-based violence. More

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