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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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VAWG is the most widespread and pervasive human rights violation worldwide, affecting more than an estimated one in three women throughout their lifetime. Climate change is threatening our planet’s sustainability with devastating social, cultural, economic, health and human rights impacts, affecting women and girls disproportionately, especially the most marginalized groups
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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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To ascertain the possible gender and social protection implications of the pandemic, UN Women together with the Ministry of Equity, Social Justice, Local Government and Empowerment of Saint Lucia embarked on a study entitled, “The Impact of COVID-19 on Women in Saint Lucia: A rapid appraisal of the situation of frontline workers, small entrepreneurs, pre-school teachers and hospitality workers”.
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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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This issue brings to you encouraging messages from three of the Heads of UN agencies involved in the Caribbean Regional Spotlight Initiative, as we work together to end the scourge that is violence against women and girls.
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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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The briefs included in this package aim to present in a friendly way the essential strategies for addressing violence against women in general, preventing violence, and providing services to survivors in particular. The last brief includes a compilation of resources developed by UN Women and partners to end violence against women and girls.