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The UN Women Foundations youth gender-based violence prevention programme is one of the activities being implemented with the support of the European Union-United Nations Spotlight Initiative to end violence against women and girls.
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UN Women MCO Caribbean is looking for interested parties to engage in social accountability for legislation and the conduct of service providers to specific at-risk groups, to scale up services and programmes, to increase and enhance coordinated advocacy, and to strengthen institutional capacity related to Family Violence and Ending Violence Against Women and Girls
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The EU-UN Spotlight Trinidad and Tobago Programme is being implemented with special focus in Tunapuna/Piarco, Mayaro/Rio Claro and Tobago. The TT Spotlight Newsletter Issue 5 focuses on several of recent issues and events including a donation to the TTPS's VWSU, the role of culture and art in addressing GBV, and a campaign to support the Children's Authority.
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UN Women’s Small Grants are designed to support institutional strengthening and capacity-building, especially for smaller organisations. This call specifically supports CSOs working in the area of family violence, especially responding to the needs of women and children survivors as well those who face discrimination or marginalisation. Expressions of interest that focus on intersectional issues are highly encouraged.
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This inaugural issue of the Caribbean Regional Spotlight Initiative Newsletter highlights foundational elements established so far to ensure the success of the regional programme.
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The United Nations and Government of Japan through the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security (UNTFHS) today launched a regional USD6.2M programme. Set to benefit over 162,000 people in the Caribbean, the focus is on reaching the most vulnerable - particularly women and marginalized youth who continue to be disproportionately affected by economic, social and environmental challenges.
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Today, the Government of Saint Lucia received USD 100,000 from the Enabling, Gender-Responsive Disaster Recovery, Climate and Environmental Resilience in the Caribbean (EnGenDER) Project to fund a COVID-19 Response Initiative.
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As they get haircuts or shaves, men and boys across Trinidad and Tobago are being engaged in a barbershop community series to prevent and reduce incidences of domestic violence, including sensitisation on the UN Women HeForShe Campaign.
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It is not enough to tell victims of gender based violence to break their silence and leave, there’s need for mechanisms and systems that fully support the victim taking that step.
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UN Women MCO Caribbean is partnering with Population Services Inc. (PSI), Trinidad and Tobago and IGDS: Nita Barrow Unit, UWI Cave Hill to host a film festival in Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago.
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Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago: These daily headlines appearing in one week, were highlighted by Attorney Lynette Seebaran Suite as she questioned whether as a people the true concept of the word relationship was being understood?
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Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago: Overall women report higher levels of fear of sexual assault, of being killed or being beaten by a spouse or partner, and a significant percentage of adolescent girls report that their sexual initiation was forced or somewhat forced.
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The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is an international campaign originating from the first Women’s Global Leadership Institute sponsored by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership in 1991.
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UNIFEM (part of UN Women) Caribbean office launched on Tuesday (November 16) a multimedia Share the Care campaign to highlight the importance of shared family responsibilities between fathers and mothers, men and women for child development and gender equality.