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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

Statement by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka for International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Friday, November 20, 2015

In her statement to mark this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka says “if we all work together: governments, civil society organizations, the UN system, businesses, schools, and individuals mobilizing through new solidarity movements, we will eventually achieve a more equal world—a Planet 50-50—where women and girls can and will live free from violence”. More

Barbados Parliament UNiTEs with UN Women on Ending Violence

Monday, November 25, 2013

The Parliament of Barbados joined with the UN Women Multi-Country Office - Caribbean to host an awareness and advocacy exhibit in the West Wing of Parliament for the 16 Days of Activism under the ambit of the UN Secretary-General's UNiTE to End Violence Against Women and Girls Campaign. More

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Monday, December 10, 2012

The YWCA Barbados Chapter reiterated their call for a specialised unit in the Royal Barbados Police Force to deal with domestic violence during the recently held Walk A Mile in Her Shoes advocacy and awareness event through the main street of capital Bridgetown. More

Team Mikey Gives Back in support of UNiTE

Friday, October 5, 2012

UNiTE artist Michael “Mikey” Mercer recently presented a generous donation in support of the shelter for victims of gender based violence in his native Barbados. More

UNiTE Orange Day 2013 - Safe Schools for Girls

Sunday, September 30, 2012

WAR volunteers, Desiree and Shacool went to the Christian Faith School to raise student’s awareness on the UNiTE orange day campaign, “Safe School for Girls”. More

Reppin’ UNiTE

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Caribbean artists are continuing in their efforts to focus the spotlight on ending violence against women and girls. As part of their commitment to the UNiTE campaign, the Caribbean UNiTE Artistes agreed that during national and regional festivals they would seek to highlight the campaign during the high publicity events in which the majority of the populace participates. More

Team Mikey for UNiTE

Sunday, April 15, 2012

UNiTE Ambassador and Barbadian Soca Artist Michael Mercer launched an advocacy and fundraising appeal for the local shelter for victims of domestic violence. More

UNiTE Caribbean Artists

Friday, March 30, 2012

Forty-five leading artistes from across the Caribbean have been trained as spokespersons for the UNiTE campaign as part of the social communications strategy. 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

UNiTE Campaign Launched in the Caribbean

Sunday, October 10, 2010

In a message delivered at the Caribbean launch of the UNiTE to End Violence Against Women Campaign, the United Nations Secretary General stressed that everyone must be involved. More

A UNiTED and a multi-pronged effort needed to tackle gender-based violence and societal violence as a whole across the Caribbean

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

The Caribbean launch of the United Nations Secretary General's UNiTE to End Violence Against Women Campaign, next month, will be an opportunity for all the stakeholders in this effort to learn from each other's experiences and collectively move forward with best practices for ending violence against women. More

The United Nations Secretary General's UNiTE to End Violence Against Women Campaign to be launched next month in the Caribbean

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

When the UNiTE to End Violence Against Women Campaign is launched in October in the Caribbean, one of the intended outcomes is an agreement on the needed actions to strengthen the legal response for the purpose of justice, protection and prevention. More

Leading Caribbean Artistes UNiTE to End Violence Against Women

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Leading musical artistes from across the region have committed to supporting the Secretary General's Campaign, Unite to End Violence against Women. More

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