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Guidelines for Equal Access to Justice

Friday, July 28, 2017

UN Women Deputy Representative Tonni Brodber. Photo: UN Women/Sharon Carter-Burke Guyana, July 2017 : Work has begun on a two-year project towards enhancing access to justice with the Judiciary of Guyana. UN Women Multi-Country Office – Caribbean, the Caribbean Association of Judicial Officers (CAJO) and the JURIST-CCJ project which is supported by the Government of Canada Global Affairs are collaborating on this initiative with the Judiciary of Guyana. This project includes... More

SDGs and Governance: Towards Realising Gender Equality

Friday, June 3, 2016

Too often there is a misunderstanding that gender responsive governance is governance specific only to women’s rights and needs. UN Women MCO Caribbean, Deputy Representative Tonni Brodber recently facilitated a training session for ParlAmericas’ Anglophone membership on applying gender and intersectionality to parliamentary work. More

Changing the world through our participation: Caribbean overview of the Sustainable Development Goals

Monday, August 31, 2015

The priorities set to inform next steps around the localisation of the SDGs in the Caribbean were identified at a regional meeting of Ministers responsible for Gender Affairs, Parliamentarians and stakeholders towards ensuring a Caribbean voice and focus on Gender Equality in the emerging global sustainable development agenda. More

The Literal Battleground Over Womens Equality

Monday, March 12, 2012

Continuing to treat women's rights as matters for the private sphere and therefore "beyond the reach of the law" remains the single biggest threat to women's progress. More

Caribbean officers to undertake domestic violence and sexual offences training

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

It is expected that the law enforcement response to gender-based violence reports will be strengthened for several countries as selected officers embark on a two week internship programme with the Ottawa (Canada) Police Services Department. More

First Nations Caribbean Artists Say No to Gender Based Violence

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Fifteen (15) Caribbean performing artists from the First Nations/indigenous people of Belize, Guyana and Suriname recently committed to extending the reach of the UNiTE to End Violence Against Women campaign through their various forms of artistic expression. More

Indigenous Women from Belize Dominica Guyana and Suriname challenge exclusion and discrimination

Friday, October 10, 2008

Over 100 persons attended the opening of the UNIFEM/Ministry of Amerindian Affairs, Guyana on 'Caribbean Indigenous Women: Voice, Participation and Influence for Sustainable Development' on 9 October 2008 in Georgetown, Guyana. More

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