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22 September 2021
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UNFPA’s Sub-Regional Programme Document for the Caribbean –The 100m stretch!

In our last update, the Sub-Regional Programme Document (SRPD) – UNFPA’s blueprint for engaging Caribbean governments over the next five years – had just been subjected to a rigorous review by UNFPA’... Read more

22 September 2021
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Community-led responses to eliminate mother-to-child HIV transmission in Jamaica

In partnership with the Jamaican Community of Positive Women and the Ministry of Health and Wellness, UNAIDS and UNFPA Sub-regional Office for the English and Dutch Speaking Caribbean (SROC) is... Read more

22 September 2021
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UNFPA Caribbean launches guidelines for emergency shelters

UNFPA has taken another step to ensure that the sexual and reproductive health and rights needs of women and girls, men and boys and other vulnerable populations are prioritized in emergency settings... Read more

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

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

22 September 2021
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Surinamese 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

22 September 2021
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UNFPA in Barbados commemorates World Population Day 2021

In commemoration of World Population Day, UNFPA Liaison Office for Barbados and OECS, hosted a virtual Panel Discussion on July 30, 2021 under the theme "COVID-19 and Fertility". Over 50 participants... Read more

22 September 2021
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UNFPA: 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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UNFPA Assists Migrant & Asylum-Seeking Families in Belize to Access Legal Assistance

In late 2020, UNFPA in Belize  developed and implemented a model of Mobile Women’s Centers in hard to reach and rural communities with a package of essential services. The initiative was undertaken... Read more

30 June 2021
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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

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