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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 ...



“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






Glass bottles waiting to be made into jewellry
West African women, men, locals and obroni alike adorn themselves with necklaces, bracelets, and other jewelry made of beautifully coloured glass beads. This jewelry is typically inexpensive and one can own quite a few pieces and match your clothing with something different each day. Many people purchase loose beads and […]

Beads, beads, beads – Part 1


First ever century by a woman cricketer in Twenty20 cricket, the Barbadian struck seven fours and nine sixes to finish 112 not out against South Africa Australia beats holders England on six hits after double tie in St Kitts Deandra Dottin produced one the greatest display of power hitting as […]

Dottin Blasts Her Way to Fastest Ever Century in Men ...



BUILDING STRONG FAMILIES By ARCH DEACON VALENTINE HODGE PRESENTATION AT THE ROTARY CLUB OF LIAMUIGA’S FAMILY MONTH MEETING BY SARGEANT AT ARMS OF THE CLUB, ARCH DEACON VALENTINE HODGE Given our present statistics, most families in the Caribbean region do not start with a marriage union between father and mother. […]

Rotary Speaks



It was Eleanor Roosevelt who said “Great minds discuss ideas: Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people.” Hats off to the author(s) who coined the phrase “silly season.” Indeed we are in the “silly season” of the political campaign in St Kitts and Nevis and, believe it or not, […]

Our Sense Of Decency And Respect For Self And Others ...