What are the laws that exist across the Caribbean that condone and foster gender-based violence (GBV)? Though most Caribbean countries have existing laws on domestic and sexual violence, there is a restrictive understanding and definition of GBV that facilitate inequitable gender norms.
On the eve of the 16 Days of Activism to end gender-based violence, 54 young women participated in a simulated all women parliamentary sitting through the support of The Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago and the European Union-United Nations Spotlight Initiative.
New app identifies unsafe places
SafetiPin lets users share safety details for any location
Port of Spain, December, 2014 — A map-based mobile phone application that crowdsources and maps information about safety concerns in different communities is now available for download in the Microsoft Windows Phone store.
According to UN Women, at least one in three women worldwide has suffered from violence by someone known to her. SafetiPin, a free app which was launched in...