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THE SECRETARY-GENERAL 12 August 2011 “Change Our World” is more than the theme of this year’s International Youth Day; it is an injunction that should inspire young people at all times. Far too many of the world’s more than one billion young people lack the education, freedom and opportunities they […]


During the celebration of History and Heritage Week of Activities in St. Kitts-Nevis, a public lecture is usually part of the programme. In keeping with the theme for this year, “Our Education Heritage, Celebration and Reflection” Dr Aleric Josephs of the Faculty of Humanities and Education, Lecturer in History and […]

Social Control, Gender and the History of Caribbean Education

“All forms of violence against women must stop – from the use of rape as a weapon of war to the use of violence by a husband to terrorize his wife within her own home. “ DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL ASHA-ROSE MIGIRO The Caribbean component of UN Secretary General Ban  Ki-moon’s UNiTE […]

UNiTE Caribbean Launched in Barbados

Peter Richards In February, she became the first woman to be elected Opposition Leader in Trinidad and Tobago, one month after she decisively got rid of the leader of the main opposition United National Congress (UNC), Basdeo Panday, in a bruising campaign in which she was portrayed as everything from […]

So far, 2010 has been very kind to Kamla Persad-Bissessar. ...

  By Cyndie Demming The least is not our portion, nor are we looking for the most.  We are simply asking for a level playing field, 50/50 in short equality.  The Ministry of Gender Affairs, St Kitts & Nevis launched on Monday 13 July 2009 a Women Issues Manifesto aptly […]

COMMENTARY:The Least Is Not Our Portion

Published on Thursday, March 12, 2009 By Dr Mirta Roses Periago, Director Pan American Health Organization Achieving the highest attainable level of health for all people is an objective shared by all the countries of the Hemisphere and that therefore should not be affected by gender or cultural differences. The reality, […]

Commentary: Health, Gender, and Culture