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UN Women Executive Board visits programmes in the Caribbean

Thursday, May 30, 2019

During a four-country visit in the Caribbean region from 18 to 23 May, the UN Women Executive Board discussed measures to improve court processes to assist survivors of gender-based violence; observed initiatives at work to identify and mitigate the gendered risks of natural disasters; and emphasized their support towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

“Education is power” – Girl Guide teacher/trainer

Monday, October 5, 2015

Kisha Miller has been a technical (architectural) drawing teacher for the past eight years at the Boca secondary school in Grenada. She has been a Girl Guide for the past 20 years and is now a Unit Leader at the school where she teaches, as well as an assistant District Commissioner. She speaks to UN Women about the importance of non-traditional education, how she promotes gender equality as a teacher, and how she is using, and will use, education to combat violence against women in her country.

“We need to reposition the world’s attention to the challenges of SIDS States” – Anande Trotman, Grenada

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Anande Trotman Joseph is a lawyer and gender equality advocate from Grenada who is a member of the Civil Society Advisory Group for UN Women’s Caribbean Multi-Country Office. She speaks to UN Women about the challenges that Grenada, like many other Caribbean States, face for sustainable and gender-responsive development.

Protecting their crops through green technologies, Caribbean women fend for themselves

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Through workshops, women farmers in Barbados, Grenada and Jamaica are learning more sustainable farming techniques and securing their livelihoods.

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