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Call for Proposal for Responsible Parties

Monday, September 6, 2021

The Spotlight Initiative thematic focus in the Caribbean is the reduction in prevalence and incidence of family violence. Family violence includes physical, social, sexual, economic and psychological/emotional abuse and acts of aggression within relationships that are considered as family connections or akin to family. The definition is guided by the domestic violence legislation across the region and the Initiative will take a non-discriminatory approach in advancing a comprehensive approach for all regardless of social status, location, identity or sexual orientation.

INVITATION TO APPLY: UN Women Caribbean Regional Spotlight Initiative Small Grants

Monday, September 6, 2021

UN Women Caribbean Regional Spotlight Initiative Small Grant Advertisement on Responding to the impact of family violence on survivors and groups facing multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination/marginalisation in the Caribbean

Spotlight Initiative Guyana - Call for Proposals For A Civil Society Organisation (CFP BRB30/CFP 2021/14)

Thursday, August 12, 2021

The UN Women Multi-Country Office (MCO) Caribbean is seeking to partner with a Civil Society Organizations (CSO) to train and mentor/support champions, particularly faith-based leaders, for their visible advocacy role on Family Violence at the national level and working with other CSOs at community level

Spotlight Guyana - Call for Proposals For Civil Society Organisations - CSOs (BRB30/CFP 2021/03 )

Friday, May 21, 2021

Under Pillar 6 of the Spotlight Initiative Guyana Project, the UN Women Multi-Country Office (MCO) Caribbean, is seeking to partner with Civil Society Organization(s) to establish a CSO network for social justice activism to promote demand-driven quality service access and delivery.

Spotlight Initiative Guyana - Call for Proposals For A Consulting Firm CFP BRB30-CFP 2021-01

Thursday, May 20, 2021

The UN Women Multi-Country Office (MCO) Caribbean is seeking to partner with a Consulting Firm to review existing best practices and develop an approach tailored to addressing Family Violence in the Guyanese context including specific strategies and approaches for the participation of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs).

Spotlight Initiative Guyana - Call for Proposals For A Media Partner (CFP BRB30/CFP 2021/04)

Thursday, May 20, 2021

The UN Women Multi-Country Office (MCO) Caribbean is seeking a Media Partner to engage with other media, sports and other sectors to develop and roll out an advocacy campaign on harmful social norms and behaviours, and to provide supplies and materials related to advocacy and health/non-violence promotion (training and education tools) linked to champions/role models in areas such as sports and other sectors especially faith-based leaders.

Spotlight Initiative Guyana - Call for Proposals For Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) (CFP BRB30/CFP 2021/02)

Thursday, May 20, 2021

The UN Women Multi-Country Office (MCO) Caribbean is seeking to partner with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) for the development of community accountability mechanisms on key Intimate Partner Violence/Sexual Gender Based Violence-related issues.

Spotlight Multi Country (Grenada, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago) - Call for Proposals For Civil Society Organisations - (CFP BRB30/CFP 2021/05)

Thursday, May 20, 2021

UN Women Multi-Country Office (MCO) Caribbean is seeking to partner with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Grenada, Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago, to provide technical and financial assistance on social accountability for women's rights groups. Groups that lead on shadow reporting processes will be prioritized.

1 in every 2 women in Guyana will experience Intimate Partner Violence

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Caption Text Georgetown, Guyana : 1 in every 2 women in Guyana has or will experience Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in their lifetime. The first comprehensive national survey on gender-based violence in Guyana revealed that more than half (55%) of all women experienced at least one form of violence.  More than one in ten have experienced physical and/or sexual violence from a male partner in the past 12 months. The Guyana Women’s Health and Life Experiences Survey (WHLES)...

Guidelines for Equal Access to Justice

Friday, July 28, 2017

UN Women Deputy Representative Tonni Brodber. Photo: UN Women/Sharon Carter-Burke Guyana, July 2017 : Work has begun on a two-year project towards enhancing access to justice with the Judiciary of Guyana. UN Women Multi-Country Office – Caribbean, the Caribbean Association of Judicial Officers (CAJO) and the JURIST-CCJ project which is supported by the Government of Canada Global Affairs are collaborating on this initiative with the Judiciary of Guyana. This project includes...

SDGs and Governance: Towards Realising Gender Equality

Friday, June 3, 2016

Too often there is a misunderstanding that gender responsive governance is governance specific only to women’s rights and needs. UN Women MCO Caribbean, Deputy Representative Tonni Brodber recently facilitated a training session for ParlAmericas’ Anglophone membership on applying gender and intersectionality to parliamentary work.

Changing the world through our participation: Caribbean overview of the Sustainable Development Goals

Monday, August 31, 2015

The priorities set to inform next steps around the localisation of the SDGs in the Caribbean were identified at a regional meeting of Ministers responsible for Gender Affairs, Parliamentarians and stakeholders towards ensuring a Caribbean voice and focus on Gender Equality in the emerging global sustainable development agenda.

The Literal Battleground Over Womens Equality

Monday, March 12, 2012

Continuing to treat women's rights as matters for the private sphere and therefore "beyond the reach of the law" remains the single biggest threat to women's progress.

Caribbean officers to undertake domestic violence and sexual offences training

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

It is expected that the law enforcement response to gender-based violence reports will be strengthened for several countries as selected officers embark on a two week internship programme with the Ottawa (Canada) Police Services Department.

First Nations Caribbean Artists Say No to Gender Based Violence

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Fifteen (15) Caribbean performing artists from the First Nations/indigenous people of Belize, Guyana and Suriname recently committed to extending the reach of the UNiTE to End Violence Against Women campaign through their various forms of artistic expression.

Indigenous Women from Belize Dominica Guyana and Suriname challenge exclusion and discrimination

Friday, October 10, 2008

Over 100 persons attended the opening of the UNIFEM/Ministry of Amerindian Affairs, Guyana on 'Caribbean Indigenous Women: Voice, Participation and Influence for Sustainable Development' on 9 October 2008 in Georgetown, Guyana.

Indigenous Women from Belize Dominica Guyana and Suriname challenge exclusion and discrimination

Friday, October 10, 2008

Over 100 persons attended the opening of the UNIFEM/Ministry of Amerindian Affairs, Guyana on 'Caribbean Indigenous Women: Voice, Participation and Influence for Sustainable Development' on 9 October 2008 in Georgetown, Guyana.

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