Daily Archives: March 8, 2012


8 March 2012 Gender equality and the empowerment of women are gaining ground worldwide. There are more women Heads of State or Government than ever, and the highest proportion of women serving as Government ministers. Women are exercising ever greater influence in business. More girls are going to school, and […]

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL’s INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY MESSAGE


By Cyndie Demming March 8, 2012 Carol Bellamy’s wise words still resonate with many of us, “The economic benefits of investing in children have been extensively documented. Investing fully in children today will ensure the well-being and productivity of future generations for decades to come. What is needed now are […]

Girl … Let Your Light Shine Bright


By Orita Bailey In celebration of International Women’s Day 2012 Kittivisian Life is profiling one of the region’s foremost women in public service. As Deputy Secretary-General of CARICOM Ambassador Lolita Applewhaite is probably the highest ranked female public servant. We wanted to gain an insight into what it takes to […]

Interview with Ambassador Lolita Applewhaite