January 19, 2020

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 […]

Rivers and Connolly say their first year in MEE&GA has been ‘very productive’

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Cayman Islands Ministry of Education, Employment & Gender Affairs progress report: May 29, 2014 marks one year since Hon. Tara Rivers, Minister, and Mr. Winston Connolly, Councillor, joined the Ministry of Education, Employment & Gender Affairs (MEE&GA). During the past year they have been extremely busy driving a policy agenda to make improvements and accomplish […]

Unemployed Caymanians 2013 at 9.4%

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The unemployment rate in the Cayman Islands rose to 6.3 percent in 2013 due to a rise in the unemployment rate among non-Caymanians to 3.1 percent. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate among Caymanians was estimated at 9.4 percent, lower than the 10.5 percent recorded in 2012. Caymanian employment grew by 6.1 percent in 2013, despite an […]

The Editor Speaks: It’s a major problem with teachers

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With little or no help from the parents of unruly children, teachers in Cayman’s schools are leaving in droves. The main problem is violence between students especially at Clifton Hunter and John Gray high schools. Fights are said to be commonplace, with dozens of incidents taking place every day. It has been reported that 23 […]