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22 September 2021
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UNFPA Trinidad and Tobago: Providing Support to Combat Family Violence under the Spotlight Initiative

The European Union – United Nations Spotlight Initiative is a multi-year programme that commenced in January of 2020.  It aims at addressing all forms of violence against women and girls (VAWG), and... Read more

22 September 2021
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Bureaus of Gender Affairs launch GBV Referral Pathways with support from UNFPA Barbados

Representatives from departments of Gender Affairs, Non-governmental Organizations NGOs) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in seven Caribbean countries were recently supported by UNFPA Barbados... Read more

22 September 2021
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Suurinamese Youth Activist Hakiem Lalmohamed passionate about working with UNFPA

Born in Suriname and raised in the city of Meerzorg in the district of Commewijne, Hakiem is a 23-year-old medical student at the Anton De Kom University in Suriname. He is the male chairperson of... Read more

30 June 2021
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Crafting messages and media for people living with disabilities

People living with disabilities are often neglected when creating messages about sexual and reproductive health. However here at UNFPA we have made it a priority. We have partnered with the Barbados... Read more

30 June 2021
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Image of participants in the four (4) day virtual workshop for the Minimum Initial Services Package (MISP) for Reproductive Health in Emergency Situations for Programme Officers in St. Lucia - April 15-23, 2021

UNFPA Caribbean collaborates with OECS Commission to strengthen humanitarian outreach in the Eastern Caribbean

Health care providers, gender institutions, national disaster agencies and civil society organizations in four Caribbean countries have benefited from a workshop on how to respond to the reproductive... Read more

30 June 2021
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The Spotlight Initiative in Guyana

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in Guyana resulted in women and girls having to adapt to various changes such as stay at home measures. In some instances, this inadvertently resulted in GBV... Read more

30 June 2021
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UNFPA supports Implementing Partners in Trinidad and Tobago to address Family Violence

Under the EU- UN Spotlight Initiative UNFPA has supported a number of projects, which have made significant inroads into the reduction of family violence in Trinidad and Tobago and specifically in... Read more

30 June 2021
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UNFPA Trinidad and Tobago continues engagement with youth, plots direction for 2021

Earlier this year UNFPA in Triniada and Tobage engaged in an information session with members of its Youth Advisory group. UNFPA, Liaison Officer, Aurora Noguera-Ramkissoon, facilitated the session... Read more

29 June 2021
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Image showing care packages for distribution by Women Inc. under the Spotlight Initiative in Jamaica

Supporting survivors of family violence - working with Woman Inc. and the Bureau of Gender Affairs Jamaica

Leanna is a forty-nine-year-old mother of three. She has been volunteering with Woman Inc since she was around seventeen years old.  Woman Inc is a voluntary, non-profit, non-governmental... Read more

25 June 2021
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Image showing participants of the Essential Services Package Workshop that was held on April 21, 2021 in Belize

UNFPA embarks on Essential Services Package Training in Belize

More than eighty crucial partners for advancing a multisectoral approach were introduced to the concept of the Essential Services Package (ESP) through an independent online course made available by... Read more

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