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O          MEDIA RELEASE 15.02.17   The EU-funded None in Three project announces the publication of its new research report: TWENTY-ONE LESSONS: PREVENTING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE CARIBBEAN. Published by the University of Huddersfield Press in the UK, the report has been widely distributed across the region […]


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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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CANTO based in Trinidad & Tobago will stage its 6th annual World Telecommunication and Information Society Day- Essay Competition under the theme: “Women and girls in ICT”. High school students from the ages of 15 to 18 are invited to write a 600 word essay exploring the current and future […]

CANTO’s 6th WTISD – Essay Competition


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


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PRESS RELEASE Global UNiTE Youth Forum: Leadership of young people in preventing and responding to violence against women and girls 22-24 May 2012, Bangkok,Thailand The first Global UNiTE Youth Forum , “Leadership of young people in preventing and responding to violence against women and girls”, will be held from 22 […]

Global UNiTE Youth Forum: Call for Nominations



Permanent Secretary Ms. Sharon Rattan (second from the right)
PRESS RELEASE Basseterre, St. Kitts, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Community and Social Development, Culture and Gender Affairs, Ms. Sharon Rattan, will take part in a three-week Multi-Regional Project on ‘Women and Justice’ in the United States later this month. Ms. Rattan will join 23 others from around the […]

PS Rattan Participates in “Women in Justice” Programme


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




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MEDIA RELEASE The St Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee has been invited to nominate candidates for the Annual International Olympic Committee (IOC) Women and Sport Awards. Affiliated national associations are further invited to nominate an individual to receive the 2012 Trophy entitled “IOC Women and Sports Award”. The trophy will […]

Women and Sport Awards


Press Release: Women’s equal participation in politics is a fundamental prerequisite for genuine democracy which not only facilitates women’s direct engagement in public decision-making but ensures that the needs of half of the population are taken in to account through the implementation of equitable and just policies. Women’s participation in […]

Training Opportunity – Advancing Caribbean Women’s Leadership Skills and Political ...