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  THE SECRETARY-GENERAL — MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 8 March 2016 As a boy growing up in post-war Korea, I remember asking about a tradition I observed: women going into labour would leave their shoes at the threshold and then look back in fear. “They are wondering if they […]

From The Glass Ceiling To A Carpet Of Shards


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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


Deputy Secretary-General Lolita Applewhaite
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