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Masculinity PSA

Pregnant at 13

UNFPA Trinidad & Tobago PSA Teenage Pregnancy

Wise Up (Jamaica) Episode 1

World Population Day 2013 Video: Jamaica

World Population Day 2013 Video: Suriname

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In a move to ensure the safety and dignity of Dominican women and girls, in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Erika, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund’s Sub-Regional Office for the Caribbean (SRO) is offering reproductive health kits to support safe birth, and in collaboration with UN Women is distributing dignity kits, which contain hygiene supplies for women and girls of reproductive age. UNFPA and partners are also working to prevent gender-based violence on the island, which is known to increase in the aftermath of disasters. more

Caribbean Regional Meeting on Sustainable Development Held in Barbados

Caribbean authorities including government officials and members of civil society met in Bridgetown, Barbados, August 25-27 to discuss matters relating to sustainable development in the Caribbean. more

Strengthening HIV prevention programmes that target sex workers

Sex work is defined by the Global Network of Sex Work Projects and UNAIDS as the exchange of sexual gratification for gifts or favours.  These can range from cash to goods, promotion, rent, food, clothes, hair-does, car or taxi rides, party invites, vacations or just profiling with a person or group of persons. more

Development of Regional standards for adolescent friendly health services

Issues relating to adolescent sexual and reproductive health remain sensitive and controversial within the Caribbean. Many parents and adults mistakenly believe that even exposure to comprehensive sexuality education will corrupt children and encourage them to have sex. UNFPA along with its partners is working to clarify that providing quality education which includes access to comprehensive sexuality education and continuing education in instances where girls’ education is interrupted due to pregnancy is essential to ensuring the holistic development of young people. more

Forum with President Obama

UNFPA Jamaica Sub-Regional Office Assistant Representative Melissa McNeil-Barrett shares her experience participating in the US President's Young Leaders Town Hall event on 9 April in Kingston. "The President's messages and the announced initiative are in line with what UNFPA has been saying about the value of investing in youth and the potential of young people to drive economic growth and sustainable development in the region." more

Youth: Impacting sustainable development

Caribbean youth representatives were among the delegates who attended the ECOSOC Youth Forum, February 2-3 at the UN Headquarters in New York. The Forum held under the theme “Youth Engagement in the transition from MDGs to SDGs: What will it take?” was organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) to discuss ways in which young people can and are helping to manage the shift from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). more

Song: "United" -


By the end of 2011, the world will have reached 7 billion people.  UNFPA is leading an innovative global campaign to bring awareness to the opportunities and challenges that this milestone represents.  Music has always been the best way to speak to the hearts of people.  Playing for Change has partnered with UNFPA to present an oiginal song around the world to serve as an anthem for such an important time.

Review on Public Healthcare Protocols, Guidelines & Proceedures on GBV in Barbados
Report on the Review of Public Health Care Protocols on GBV in Barbados

Gender-based violence is an umbrella term for any harmful act perpetrated on the basis of socially constructed gender roles.

Condom use among Sex Workers in Suriname
Condom Use among Sex Workers in Suriname

This report presents the results of a study on the access to, and consistent and correct use of, condoms among sex workers in Suriname, South America.