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Spotlighting prevention, “Orange the World” kicks off global efforts to end violence against women and girls

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

From parades to soccer matches, school debates, and the lighting up of hundreds of iconic monuments, starting tomorrow a United Nations call to “Orange the World” will galvanize global action calling for an end to violence against women and girls, which affects one in three worldwide. More

UN Women MCO Caribbean launches HeForShe

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Bridgetown, Barbados : This year's celebration of International Women's Day under the theme, Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture it! - represents a unique opportunity to position gender equality and women's empowerment at the heart of the global agenda. This from UN Women Officer-in-charge Gabrielle Henderson as she addressed the UN Women MCO Caribbean IWD Town Hall meeting; Step It Up for Gender Equality - Engaging Men and Boys. ... More

Engaging men and boys as partners for gender equality

Monday, March 9, 2015

UN Women MCO Caribbean launched a series of dialogues across the CARICOM region on men as partners to realise gender equality in partnership with the Government of Canada. Men were drawn from various disciplines including activists, community and social workers, and they focussed on personal meanings of masculinities, masculinity in Barbadian communities and understanding the connection between masculinities, power imbalances and forms of gender injustice. More

The UNiTE Caribbean Launch ends with a call for greater sensitisation and technical skills-building to enhance the justice response to gender based violence

Friday, October 15, 2010

The Caribbean launch of the United Nations Secretary-General's Unite to End Violence Against Women Campaign concluded with calls to strengthen the administration of justice More

Barbados Cabinet Approves the Establishment of a Data Collection Protocol on Gender-based Violence

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

The Cabinet of Barbados gave the green light to the recently developed data collection protocol on domestic violence and stakeholders are expected to begin using it by August, 2008. More

Improving legal and social policy responses to domestic violence - The need for data

Friday, October 10, 2008

Countries in the process of implementing data collection protocols for gender-based violence (Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, St. Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago) met in a one day meeting on 25 September in Grenada. More

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