August 9, 2020

“Her Story is Our History” display at the historic George Town Library

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The Ministry of Education, Employment & Gender Affairs (MEEGA) is inviting members of the public to view the display currently at the Historic George Town Library, “Her Story is Our History”. The display features framed replicas of the original 1948 and 1957 petitions signed by the women demanding their voice to be heard and the […]

Cayman Islands: HER Story is OUR History documentary released

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The Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs on 6 April 2017, hosted the premiere of Her Story is Our History: The Women’s Suffrage Movement in the Cayman Islands at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort. Based on the many positive reviews received from the large audience that attended, the event has been deemed a […]

Cayman Islands ministers International Women’s Day 2017 joint message

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International Women’s Day 2017 Joint Message by Honourable Tara Rivers, JP, Minister for Education, Employment and Gender Affairs and Honourable Osbourne Bodden, JP, Minister for Community Affairs, Youth and Sports On behalf of the Government and the Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs, and the Ministry of Community Affairs, Youth and Sports, we wish […]

The Role and Responsibility of the Cayman Islands Ministry of Gender Affairs

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Statement to the Legislative Assembly Second Meeting of 2016/2017 Session By the Honourable Tara Rivers, JP, MLA Minister of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs The Role and Responsibility of the Ministry of Gender Affairs 12 October 2016 In light of recent and previous misunderstandings articulated by a certain media house in relation to the issue […]

Ministry continues consultation on the situation of women and girls

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On Saturday, 29th March 2014, the Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs hosted the first National Conference on Women. Through an interactive agenda, participants shared their experiences and perspectives on a wide range of issues – from sports, health and family planning to employment, human rights and participation in political and public life. Solutions […]

National Conference on Women to “Inspire Change”

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Following the Cayman Islands Government’s December 2013 request for the United Kingdom to extend the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) to the Cayman Islands, the Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs will host the first National Conference on Women on Saturday, 29th March 2014 from 9:00am to […]