Remembering so as not to Repeat: Sowing the Future of Dignity for Afro-descendants
Government of Barbados and UN inaugural lecture for the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition Learn more
Build Back Equal Project, a comprehensive approach to economic resilience for all people
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Build Back Equal (BBE) Project National Steering Committee Learn more
Socially-imposed gendered roles can be a barrier to people's full engagement in economies
Saint Lucia Build Back Equal (BBE) Project National Steering Committee Learn more
Private sector in Guyana commits to Women’s Empowerment Principles
Launch of the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) held under the EU-funded, Spotlight Initiative in Guyana to increase awareness of the role of the private sector in ending violence against women and girls. Learn more
Bermuda financiers and public sector workers trained on gender-smart investments
Officers from Government, private finance and the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation trained in gender lens investing and public financing policies towards gender equality. Learn more
Gender Equality Matters inf Disaster Risk Reduction
Gender Equality matters in Disaster Risk Reduction

“Disasters are intensifying at an alarming rate. More extreme weather, combined with poor planning and adaptation measures, is exposing millions of people who do not have recourse to social protection, to loss of homes, lives, and livelihoods. That exposure to harm is not uniform… women and girls are being left out and left behind, caught up in a vicious cycle of impact and neglect.” - UN Women Executive Director Sima Bahous

As the Hurricane season begins in the Caribbean, UN Women Multi Country Office- Caribbean has the necessary resources for gender-responsive approaches for building disaster risk resilience based on localized data and insights.

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.

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. 

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

Mark your calendars: The Midpoint Moment for Generation Equality will take place at the UN HQ in New York City and online on 17 September 2023.
The 2023 Generation Equality Midpoint event provides an important opportunity to mobilize sustained attention to and investment in gender equality 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 and will be featured as part of the SDG Acceleration Day.

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

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