Climate, Care & Financing: Accelerating Economic Recovery through Gender Lens Investment in the Caribbean Basin

Countries in the Caribbean Basin, many of which are SIDS, face unique economic/fiscal constraints and are among the world’s most at-risk for climate-related disasters. The pandemic exacerbated these challenges, especially for the region’s tourism-dependent economies, with devastating ripple effects on the agriculture sector. Persistent gender inequalities and labour force segregation mean women have been hit hardest, experiencing disproportionate job loss and burdening increased child and…

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UN Women participates in One Billion Rising in Barbados

Date: Thursday, 17 April 2014

UN Women Barbados Acting Director Joan French delivers remarks at the One Billion Rising event in Barbados.

Caribbean Artist Natahlee Says NO to Violence against Women (UNiTE PSA)

Date: Thursday, 17 April 2014

This Public Service Announcement is one of several featuring Caribbean Artists "UNiTEing" to End Violence Against Women.In this PSA, music artist Natahlee -- who has won several music awards in her native Barbados, across the Caribbean region and the U.S. -- reminds us that we are all created equal and have equal rights. (Producer: UNiTE, UN Women; Year of Release: 2010)

Soca Artist Mikey Says NO to Violence against Women (UNiTE PSA)

Date: Thursday, 17 April 2014

This Public Service Announcement is one of several featuring Caribbean Artists "UNiTEing" to End Violence Against Women.In this PSA, soca artist Mikey shares why he unites to end violence women.(Producers: UNiTE, UN Women; Year of Release: 2010)

Caribbean Artist Destra Garcia Says NO to Violence against Women (UNiTE PSA)

Date: Thursday, 17 April 2014

This Public Service Announcement is one of several featuring Caribbean Artists "UNiTEing" to End Violence Against Women.In this PSA, renowned Trinidadian soca songstress and song writer Destra Garcia shares her thoughts as an artist and a mother on the importance of women empowering themselves and other women to combat violence against women. (Publisher: UNIFEM; Year of Release: 2010)

Caribbean Artist Alison Hinds Says NO to Violence against Women (UNiTE PSA)

Date: Thursday, 17 April 2014

This Public Service Announcement is one of several featuring Caribbean Artists "UNiTEing" to End Violence Against Women.In this PSA, Queen of Soca and Barbadian artist Alison Hinds explores the many roles she plays as a woman and calls for an end to violence against women. Hinds has achieved a number of firsts as a woman in her music career, including winning several music competitions during Barbados' annual Crop Over Festival and taking the genre to a new level. (Publisher:…

Soca Artist TC Says NO to Violence against Women (UNiTE PSA)

Date: Thursday, 17 April 2014

This Public Service Announcement is one of several featuring Caribbean Artists "UNiTEing" to End Violence Against Women.In this PSA, soca artist TC stresses the importance to unite and end violence against women.(Producer: UNiTE, UN Women; Year of Release: 2010)

Caribbean Artists Indrani and Nelly Stharre Say NO to Violence against Women (UNiTE PSA)

Date: Thursday, 17 April 2014

This Public Service Announcement is one of several featuring Caribbean Artists "UNiTEing" to End Violence Against Women.In this PSA, Barbadian artist Indrani and Dominican Reggae Soul Queen Nelly Stharre perform an excerpt of one of Stharre's original songs to demonstrate the power of positive music to empower women and strengthen their inner power. (Producer: UNIFEM; Year of Release: 2010)

Jamaican Artists Renais Marshall and Lethal Say NO to Violence against Women (UNiTE PSA)

Date: Thursday, 17 April 2014

Jamaican Artists Renais Marshall and Lethal Say NO to Violence against Women (UNiTE PSA)

Caribbean Artists Masud Sadiki and TC Say NO to Violence against Women (UNiTE PSA)

Date: Thursday, 17 April 2014

This Public Service Announcement is one of several featuring Caribbean Artists "UNiTEing" to End Violence Against Women.In this PSA, Caribbean artists Masud Sadiki and TC talk to each other about violence against women.(Producer: UNiTE, UN Women; Year of Release: 2010)

Interview with Sannia Sutherland, Director of Prevention for Jamaica's National HIV/STI Programme

Date: Thursday, 17 April 2014

Jamaica's national response to HIV needs to better address the challenges faced by vulnerable persons, according to Sannia Sutherland, the Director of Prevention for Jamaica's National HIV/Sexually Transmitted Infection Programme. Here she highlights the way that higher unemployment levels among women can disproportionately affect their ability to practice safe sex. As she explains, many must choose between buying food for their family, and buying a condom. With women/girls between…

Caribbean Artists Kiokya Cruickshank & Patrice Roberts Say NO to Violence against Women (UNiTE PSA)

Date: Thursday, 17 April 2014

This Public Service Announcement is one of several featuring Caribbean Artists "UNiTEing" to End Violence Against Women.In this PSA, singer Kiokya Cruickshank, a native of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, together with soca artist Patrice Roberts, a Trinidad and Tobago national who has captured national and regional attention, encourage women to be strong and love themselves. (Producer: UNIFEM; Year of Release: 2010)