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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.

From where I stand: “Peace is not the absence of armed conflict”

Monday, September 11, 2017

Cherisse Francis says she is a feminist because she believes in gender equality, and believes that to truly experience peace, women and girls must be on equal footing with men and boys.

Coverage: Executive Director in the Caribbean

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is in the Caribbean region for the first time this week, making stops in Barbados, followed by Jamaica. A key emphasis of the Executive Director’s visit will be on the importance of human security and safety of women and girls in the region.

“Ending violence against women and girls is essential for communities, societies and whole economies to be prosperous and peaceful”—Executive Director

Monday, October 31, 2016

Opening Remarks by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, at the UN Women/CAJO Gender Protocol Consultation for Judicial Officers in Bridgetown, St. Michael Barbados on 31 October.

UN Women Executive Director to emphasize human security and safety of women during her visit to the Caribbean

Monday, October 31, 2016

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka will be visiting the Caribbean region for the first time this week, making stops in Barbados, followed by Jamaica.

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.

As UN staff rise to end violence against women, UN Secretary-General calls on Governments to COMMIT

Thursday, February 14, 2013

On what is traditionally Valentine’s Day in a number of countries, hundreds of UN staff members danced and collectively rose up to call for an to end violence against women during a special event at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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