August 7, 2022

Statement by OECS Director General in Celebration of International Women’s Day

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Tuesday, March 8, 2022 — Today the OECS Commission joins the rest of the World in observance of International Women’s Day, under the theme ‘Gender Equality for a Sustainable Tomorrow’. This theme is apt, as it seeks to recognize and celebrate the invaluable contribution of women around the globe, whose impact continues to inspire change and […]

International Women’s Day 2022: Celebrating Women at the Olympic Games

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08 Mar 2022 – On International Women’s Day 2022, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is taking the opportunity to celebrate the progress made towards gender equality at the Olympic Games, and to look ahead at what still needs to be done, on and off the field of play. The Olympic Games are one of the most […]

Cayman: RCIPS celebrates International Women’s Day by highlighting the first All-Women Police Parade

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From RCIPS The month of March is celebrated worldwide as International Women’s month and today, Tuesday 8th March, is recognised as International Women’s Day. In light of this the RCIPS would like to highlight the first ever all-women-parade that took place on Sunday 6th February in honour of Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. During […]

International Women’s Day in the Caribbean: Reflections on Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Navigating the Workplace

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Reproduced under courtesy of The World Bank Women have an essential role to play in order to build a Caribbean that is resilient and realizes its growth potential. The region has made substantial progress toward gender equality, particularly in women’s education achievement and joining the workforce. In a poll of @WBCaribbean Twitter followers, 67.4% of respondents indicated […]

ILO to launch new gender report for International Women’s Day

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1 March 2019 — GENEVA (ILO News) – A new report on global gender equality issues will be launched by the International Labour Organization (ILO) on 7 March, the eve of International Women’s Day (IWD). The report, A quantum leap for gender equality: For a better future of work for all, brings together research, data and […]

In solidarity with women?

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International Women’s Day is next week! We want to celebrate all the amazing actions you’ve taken to support women, who are disproportionately affected by modern day slavery. Women and girls make up 71% of modern slavery victims,[1]especially victims of forced marriage, trafficking for sexual exploitation, and domestic servitude. So every action taken is an action for them. […]

The Editor speaks: Men’s Day passed me by

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Over a week ago, specifically Monday November 19th, International Men’s Day was celebrated worldwide because of “the positive value men bring to the world, their families and communities”. Did it pass you by here un-noticed? Well there was a movie – 15 minutes long – at the Regal Cinemas at Camana Bay. It was called […]

International Women’s Day 2018 Presses for Progress celebrated in Cayman Islands

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – International Women’s Day #PressforProgress was celebrated by around 60 civil servants and members of the public on the steps of the Government Administration Building on Thursday (8 March 2018). A highlight of Honouring Women Month in March, the observance was marked with many of the participants wearing purple. The crowd was […]

Information and communications technologies are essential to the empowerment and success of poor rural women

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UN agencies in Rome to mark International Women’s Day Rome, 7 March 2018 – The role of information communications technologies in supporting rural women’s economic empowerment, voice and status, will be the focus of discussions at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on 8 March, International Women’s Day. IFAD, together with United Nations Food […]

Educator returns to Cayman Islands to give gender violence prevention leadership

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March’s Honouring Women Month coincides with a greater awareness of gender harassment issues globally. The debate, fueled by celebrity pronouncements, is gaining momentum with calls for substantive action through the #MeToo, #AskMoreofHim and #AskHerMore campaigns. Well-known gender equality, speaker, trainer and author, Dr. Jackson Katz PhD returns to Grand Cayman, in early March, to build […]