Jamaica’s Ring The Bell Ceremony Chimes in on International Women’s Day
"Let’s put an end to the women blaming headlines in incidences of GBV"
I Am a Girl IWD Event
UN Women MCO Caribbean offers empowering knowledge and guidance to young women and girls from Barbados at NGO Workshop on IWD 2024 Learn more
Trinidad and Tobago launches National Strategic Action Plan on GBV and SV
Barbados to Measure Unpaid Domestic and Care Work
Barbados to Measure Unpaid Domestic and Care Work; the second Caribbean country to do so. Learn more
Highlights
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CSW68 Member Countries adopt agreed conclusions
CSW68 concludes with robust blueprint to end women's poverty

The 68th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW68) concluded on March 27 with the adoption of Agreed Conclusions. This outcome document adopted by Member States serves as a blueprint to achieve gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls by addressing poverty and strengthening institutions and financing with a gender perspective.

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International Women's Day branding for 2024
International Women’s Day 2024

The 2024 International Women’s Day theme is Invest in women: Accelerate progress and it will focus on five key areas to ensure no woman is left behind:

  • Investing in women: A human rights issue
  • Ending poverty
  • Implementing gender-responsive financing
  • Shifting to a green economy and care society
  • Supporting feminist change-makers
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UN Women Strategic Plan 2022-2025
UN Women Strategic Plan 2022-2025

The Strategic Plan 2022-2025 will guide UN Women’s work in the Caribbean for the next four years. With an eye toward the 2030 deadline to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, it details how UN Women will catalyse urgent and sustained action to achieve gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls.

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Caribbean Women Count: Ending Violence against Women and Girls Data Hub

Caribbean Women Count: The Ending Violence against Women and Girls Data Hub is a central repository of knowledge on the prevalence of the different forms of intimate partner violence (IPV) and non-partner sexual violence from five countries (Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago) and barriers to accessing services in CARICOM. 

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about parltools
Gender Equality Tools for Parliamentarians in the Caribbean

An Interactive Learning Portal for Parliamentarians. This portal is a joint-initiative of ParlAmericas and the UN Women Multi-Country Office - Caribbean. It is designed for self-guided learning and includes resources for in-person trainings. ParlAmericas gratefully acknowledges financial support from the Government of Canada used in developing this portal. The downloadable tools on this portal were developed by the UN Women Multi-Country Office - Caribbean 

Generation Equality Midpoint Moment
Generation Equality with Maria Noel

Generation Equality remains a critical advocacy and programming initiative as an accelerator for the SDGs at a time when women’s rights are under increased threats globally and progress has stalled and reversed in more than 30 percent of the SDGs.

Learn more from Project Executive of the Generation Equality Initiative and Regional Director of UN Women Americas and the Caribbean, Maria Noel Vaeza.

More information here