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The Jamaica Stock Exchange officially marked International Women's Day with the Honourable Olivia Grange - Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Ringing The Bell to raise awareness of the pivotal role the private sector can play in advancing gender equality.
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The UN Women Multi-Country Office - Caribbean, seeks to partner with a Responsible Party (CSO) to lead on activities concerning Gender-Based Violence, Youth Crime, and Trafficking in Persons, across various Caribbean countries
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This year’s IWD theme was a significant opportunity to highlight the expanse of projects, countries, partners and thematic areas the MCO Caribbean covers across its geographic mandate of 22 countries and territories in the Dutch and English-speaking Caribbean. Here is a brief highlight of the activities surrounding IWD where UN Women MCO Caribbean facilitated, collaborated and participated in.
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An Evening of Empowerment was hosted by UN Women and CIBC, one of several activities held around International Women's Day
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UN Women was recently part of a gender sensitive communication workshop funded by the Global Affairs Canada Build Back Equal Project in partnership with the Canada-CARICOM Expert Deployment Mechanism implemented by Catalyse+ with facilitation by Canada’s CUSO International
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The region’s progress on implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, and the efficacy of the United Nations partnership in the English and Dutch-speaking Caribbean, came under the microscope this week, as regional Governments joined with the United Nations System to assess their joint response to regional development priorities under the current UN Multi-Country Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework
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I Am A Girl IWD 2024 Event: "Invest in Solidarity and Sisterhood to Ensure that No One Is Left Behind"
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Calendar of events for International Women's Day 2024 that UN Women MCO-Caribbean will be hosting or taking part in
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As conflict, climate change and polarizing societies are eroding decades of progress in gender equality, this International Women's Day UN Women is calling on “Invest in women: Accelerate Progress” to realise the gender equality dividend for all
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Trinidad and Tobago's National Strategic Action Plan on Gender-Based Violence and Sexual Violence was launched on March 4th, 2024 at a gathering of representatives of civil society organisations, international development partners, and Government Ministries, at the Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre
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UN Women through implementation of the UN Trust Fund for Human Security Joint Programme recently presented computer equipment to Barbados’ Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Nutritional Security to support increasing women’s awareness of entrepreneurial incentive and social protection schemes.
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Investing in women to accelerate progress (#IWD2024) through resilient and sustainable initiatives were among the topics discussed when Representative Tonni Brodber, received Ms. Dona Regis Prosper, Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation, at the UN Women MCO Caribbean office
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The Barbados Statistical Service (BSS) and UN Women Multi-Country Office (MCO) - Caribbean have partnered to implement a regional initiative aimed at determining the contribution of unpaid domestic care work to the economy, introducing targeted questions to the Continuous Labour Force Survey.
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Under a programme to build resilience and improve livelihoods, officers of UN Women MCO Caribbean and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) delegation were recently welcomed by Indigenous and Tribal People (ITP) in the villages of Matta and Atjoni. The mission visit was under the SDG Fund Joint Programme “Leaving No One Behind, Building Resilience, and Improving Livelihoods of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples (ITPs) in Suriname.”
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Promoting healthy masculinity and encouraging men and boy's participation are key to designing interventions and policies to address violence against women and girls in the Jamaican society, was the message at the Men and Boys Forum on Addressing Gender-Based Violence that was hosted by UN Women Multi-Country Office - Caribbean and the Men's Unit in the Bureau of Gender Affairs in the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sports, under the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative on December 14, 2023.
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Faith leaders and faith communities play a vital role in many people’s lives, providing moral guidance and the foundation for social and cultural norms, thus faith-based organisations have the potential to enable a society that normalizes gender-based violence OR ensures women and girls live their utmost potential, without fear of violence across society
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The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) and UN Women (MCO) Caribbean are now teammates in the fight to end violence against women and girls, recently kicking off their first partnership with the initiative, “Draw the Line Against Gender-Based Violence (GBV)” to observe 16 Days of Activism.
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Launch of the Dominica National Project Steering Committee for the The Global Affairs Canada-funded Build Back Equal Project which focuses on ensuring women and youth-owned businesses have access to affordable and adequate financing, fit for purpose social protection programmes, and more effective sexual and reproductive health service access
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Barbados earlier this month held a national consultation with key stakeholders to build on its public warning system recognising that the island faces various hazards that can pose risks to its population, infrastructure, environment and development progress.
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The Caribbean Gender Forum was coordinated under the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, through a partnership between UN Women and Atlantic Council. The Forum held recently in Guyana brought together policy makers within Government, civil society, and the private sector.