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UN Commission on the Status of Women urges gender-responsive implementation of Agenda 2030

Friday, March 25, 2016

The 60th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women concluded today with UN Member States committing to the gender-responsive implementation of Agenda 2030. A set of agreed conclusions called for enhancing the basis for rapid progress, including stronger laws, policies and institutions, better data and scaled-up financing. More

Call for Communications - allegations of human rights violations affecting the status of women

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Individuals, non-governmental organizations, groups and networks are invited to submit written communications—including, but not limited to, complaints, appeals and petitions—to the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) with information on alleged injustices and human rights violations against women in any country. More

Teen Talk - Perspectives on Gender Based Violence

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

The YWCA of Trinidad and Tobago with the support of the UN Women, hosted "Teen Talk - Perspectives on Gender Based Violence" on March 09, 2012. More

CCWA: IWD 2011 marked by renewed thrust for advocacy for improved HIV/AIDS Programming for women and girls

Friday, March 11, 2011

On International Women’s Day March 8, 2011, women, men, boys and girls across the Caribbean region and the globe will reflect on the advancements made over the past century, where the role and value of women in society has improved to some extent and the day will be observed through a wide variety of events of celebration and advocacy. More

UNIFEM addresses White Ribbon Relaunch in Barbados

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Too often when the focus is on physical violence against women, the immediate response is what about women who beat men or male on male violence. It is not a competition or a tit for tat; the ways in which both sexes are affected by violence are different and equally valid. More

YWCA challenged to take on a greater advocacy role for gender equality and womens empowerment

Monday, September 8, 2008

Speaking at the installation of the Board of Management for the Barbados YWCA, Roberta Clarke, Regional Programme Director of UNIFEM, lauded the Y's long history of service and social action. More

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