COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control in Shelters for Women and Children Survivors of Domestic and Family Violence in the Caribbean, 4 June 2020
Gender-based violence (GBV) violence shelters 4 are safe places where survivors of intimate partner, domestic, and/or family violence can get help and temporary housing. GBV shelters provide critical support, immediate protection, safe emergency shelter, and longer-term transitional housing. Because of the nature of the shelters, survivors of violence may reside in proximity, for either a limited or extended period... More
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Sunday, March 1, 2009
The development of this policy brief is one component of a UNIFEM project on 'Legal and Policy Analysis on Sex Work in the Caribbean' funded by UNAIDS. The objective of this work is to contribute to the development of rights-based, gender-responsive multi-sectoral responses that would ensure universal access to prevention, care, treatment and support.
Thursday, April 17, 2008
This research project builds on past studies showing that women's responsibility for child-care is closely linked to the vulnerability of their households to poverty. Seeking to have this responsibility shared more equally, many women turn to the courts and public assistance programmes.
Tuesday, June 13, 2006
This paper is result of a study that was commissioned by UNIFEM-Caribbean Office, the Barbados National HIV/AIDS Commission, and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in March-June 2006. The objective was to produce a background paper that would assist UNIFEM and its partners to “better understand and therefore address how gender and sexuality are related to risk and vulnerability” in the Caribbean.
Thursday, December 1, 2005
For the better part of the 1990s, Caribbean women's organizations, national machineries for women, the courts and the police have been engaged in dialogue and action to ensure protection and justice for victims of violence against women. A combination of public education, advocacy, the extension of services and law reform has led to changes in cultural attitudes.
Saturday, January 1, 2005
A publication prepared in collaboration with the Centre for Gender and Development Studies, UWI, this annotated bibliography will be useful to researchers and activists seeking a better understanding of the causes and consequences of gender-based violence.
Friday, December 24, 2004
This question-and-answer booklet is designed to provide women's human rights advocates, government officials, students, teachers, practitioners, and the general public with a snapshot view of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).