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This Gender and Climate Change Resilience Series is an analysis of the gender inequality of climate change and disaster risks in nine Caribbean countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Suriname – that are the beneficiaries of the Enabling Gender-Responsive Disaster Recovery, Climate and Environmental Resilience in the Caribbean (EnGenDER) Project
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This Status of Women and Men Report focuses on coping mechanisms adopted by men and women in response to large- and small-scale, sudden and slow-onset, frequent and infrequent, and natural or man-made hazards. The report profiles the Caribbean to provide insights into areas of vulnerability, climate change and disaster risk reduction methods adopted in the region.
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In Saint Lucia, meaningful and effective public intervention in the childcare market is necessary to create a system that works for all parents/guardians and children, and that benefits the overall economy. In fact, an increase in access to quality early childhood services can have several social and economic benefits, and help to bring Saint Lucia closer to meeting various Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
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This report makes an argument for public investment in universal childcare in Barbados; specifically, it explores the potential effects and benefits of investing in universal childcare. Effective provision of universal childcare is defined as one that eliminates barriers to equitable access and participation.
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This report documents the experience of piloting three stylized retrospective questions on unpaid domestic and care work in the Grenada Labour Force Survey (LFS) to generate Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Indicator 5.4.1, i.e., proportion of time spent on unpaid domestic and care work, by sex, age and location.
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This document has been drafted within the context, in 2022, of the 66th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66), which will focus on the priority theme of “Achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls in the context of climate change, environmental and disaster risk reduction policies and programmes”. It provides the basis for a shared CARICOM position on the theme.
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This brochure explains the link between Gender Equality, Women’s Empowerment and Human Security using examples from the Agricultural sector. It is produced under "Building Effective Resilience for Human Security in the Caribbean Countries: The Imperative of Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in a Strengthened Agriculture (and related Agri/Fisheries Small Business) Sector" Project.
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This Report is a How-to-Guide for Women Farmers and Small Businesses Entrepreneurs on Land and Small Business Registration in the designated project countries of the "Building Effective Resilience for Human Security in the Caribbean Countries: The Imperative of Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in a Strengthened Agriculture (and related Agri/Fisheries Small Business) Sector" Project.
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EnGenDER Gender Inequality Climate Change & Disaster Risk Resilience Brief - SURINAME
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EnGenDER Gender Inequality Climate Change & Disaster Risk Resilience Brief - GUYANA
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EnGenDER Gender Inequality Climate Change & Disaster Risk Resilience Brief - SAINT VINCENT & THE GRENADINES
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EnGenDER Gender Inequality Climate Change & Disaster Risk Resilience Brief - SAINT LUCIA
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EnGenDER Gender Inequality Climate Change & Disaster Risk Resilience Brief - DOMINICA
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EnGenDER Gender Inequality Climate Change & Disaster Risk Resilience Brief - GRENADA
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EnGenDER Gender Inequality Climate Change & Disaster Risk Resilience Brief - BELIZE
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EnGenDER Gender Inequality Climate Change & Disaster Risk Resilience Brief - ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
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UN Women’s tenth anniversary publication, “A decade of daring”, celebrates the milestones of the organization’s first 10 years.
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The impact of trade and trade policies on women and men is shaped by the structure of dialogue, markets and institutions, and the gender inequalities that are entrenched in them. Trade policies and agreements influence the opportunities of women and men to access secure and decent employment, and to benefit from international trade. Trade policies developed with a gender perspective can help overcome gender inequalities by opening new opportunities for employment and prosperity for all.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has been a profound shock to the Jamaican society and economy. There is no question that while health workers have been on the frontlines responding to COVID-19, the impact has been felt across all walks of society. While everyone is facing unprecedented challenges, the crisis has laid bare and exacerbated the growing economic divide within, between and across socio-economic groups, particularly for women. Women have had to balance work and the availability and affordability of care, and have experienced income loss and been at increased risk of gender-based violence. The COVID-19 pandemic has deepened existing inequalities.
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FLOW Jamaica, a subsidiary of Liberty Latin America (LLA), is a communications and entertainment provider of cable television, internet, telephone and wireless services. This company has created numerous policies to treat all women and men fairly at work, without discrimination, and to ensure the safety and well-being of all employees.