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Ban Ki Moon Secretary General United Unations
THE SECRETARY-GENERAL 25 November 2011 Violence against women and girls takes many forms and is widespread throughout the globe. It includes rape, domestic violence, harassment at work, abuse in school, female genital mutilation and sexual violence in armed conflicts. It is predominantly inflicted by men. Whether in developing or developed […]

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN MESSAGE


Flags of Commonwealth Countries
By Sir Ronald Sanders A visitor to Perth in Australia during the week ending 30th October would be forgiven in believing that the City revolves around the 54-nation Commonwealth.

The Commonwealth: Will Wise Heads Prevail?




Crucial Bankie
By Orita Bailey The 14th annual Brimstone Hill Fortress Emancipation concert got off to a prompt start on Sunday 14th August 2011, for what has become a feature on the cultural calendar of the Federation. The Emancipation concert has been held on the second Sunday in August since 1997 to […]

14TH ANNUAL BRIMSTONE HILL EMANCIPATION CONCERT


Pam Armstrong and Washie Winners Darrel Grant  and Jalen Browne
By Orita Bailey Students of Washington Archibald High School once again demonstrated their talents, this time in art and design; taking two out of three places in a T-shirt competition entitled “Raising your level of Expectancy and Creativity”. The breast cancer support organisation Essence of Hope launched the competition in […]

Washie Beats Off The Competition for Essence of Hope





Loggerhead being measured and tagged
On Sunday March 20th the St, Kitts Sea Turtle Monitoring Network In-Water Tagging Team got quite a surprise when they captured a loggerhead sea turtle during one of their research trips. According to representatives from the St. Kitts Fisheries Department, Sam Heyliger and Ralph Wilkins, a loggerhead sea turtle has […]

SKSTMN In-Water Team Tags First Loggerhead Sea Turtle Reported in ...


Baby Sea Turtle Hatchlings
By Raphaela Stimmelmayr and Maureen Sullivan, St. Kitts Reef Ecology Watch Group Times have changed, where greens, hawksbill, and trunks (leatherbacks) were so plentiful in the waters surrounding St. Kitts and Nevis that their meat, oil, and eggs were a welcome staple food for Kittitians and Nevisians.

Magical Underwater World of St. Kitts –SEA TURTLES



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By Cyndie Demming “Equal access to education, training and science and technology: Pathway to decent work for women.” CHRISTABEL PANKHURST admonishes us to, “Remember the dignity of your womanhood. Do not appeal, do not beg, do not grovel. Take courage, join hands, stand beside us, fight with us.”

1911 – 2011 – 100 years of Herstory


The Secretary-General - Ban Ki-moon
One hundred years ago, when the world first commemorated International Women’s Day, gender equality and women’s empowerment were largely radical ideas. On this centenary, we celebrate the significant progress that has been achieved through determined advocacy, practical action and enlightened policy making. Yet, in too many countries and societies, women […]

International Women’s Day 2011 Message from the Secretary General of ...


Cossy Roosevelt (left) of Panos Caribbean  and Raymond Lachapelle of HelpAge International
By Dawn Marie Roper HelpAge International and Panos Caribbean have just completed 5 days of media communication training with a group of elderly people in Haiti. Twelve participants from communities most affected by the earthquake spent the 5 days at Panos Caribbean learning how to produce their own radio and […]

HelpAge International Haiti and Panos Caribbean Provide Media Training for ...