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Block The Hand That Strikes Women

Latisha Bravo is one of the most recent victims of intimate partner violence to reach the front page of Jamaica’s national newspapers. Her brutal murder by her boyfriend is a tragic example of the horror of intimate partner violence (IPV) that is prevale...

The Jamaica’s Women’s Health Survey is finally here!

The Jamaica Women’s Health Survey that has been in the making for several years is finally here. It is a pleasure for the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to be finally launching this project today. This project is particularly important to the IDB beca...

Making Cents for At-Risk Youths in Guyana

By Derise Williams SIDDIQA Shabazz, a 21-year-old school drop-out, became a single mother at the age...

Does progress in gender equality mean less violence against women?

Caribbean has progressed in gender equality, but violence against women is still a black box Interna...

How can we empower rural women in Suriname?

On a mission to empower rural women in Suriname By Mirjam Gommers On September 12, 2015, Anna Nantaw...

Why the IDB is 100% committed to Gender Equality

Gender Inclusion, Public Sector Management and Governance are in the news.  On July 7 and 8 in Hamb...

Transform a Woman…Transform a Community

By Janette Archer-Headley and Michelle Daniel The use of gender mainstreaming to promote equality an...

The Gender Divide in the Caribbean: Mind the Gap

Source: World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Reports from 2006-2016   The graphs above show ...

Move over Engineers, the Girls are coming!

Many of us unconsciously remain prisoners of the past even as reality has changed. We suffer from th...

Calling States and Municipalities Innovative on Gender Issues!

The fourth edition of the “Gobernante – Eduardo Campos Award” contest is now accepting app...