12 Outstanding Barbadian Women Honoured

Paula Harper-Grant banner, Top Stories

Last Saturday, 12 women from across Barbados were honoured for their contribution to social welfare provision, community-based human rights advocacy and activism, social entrepreneurship, community building and mobilization, and sports in Barbados. The event was coordinated by the Community Development Department and the Institute of Gender at The University of the West Indies (UWI), in observation of International Women’s Day.  …

Women Told To Remain Focused

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has called on women to remain focused and not be distracted by negative comments made about them. Ms. Mottley made the comments on International Women’s Day last Friday night, at the Her Story: Journeys to Greatness, at Radisson Aquatica. The large audience of mainly women, heard the life stories of Opposition Leader of Trinidad and …

Panel Discussion To Mark International Women’s Day

Joy Springer Ministry News

International Women’s Day activities in Barbados on Friday March 8 will focus on care work done by women in the area of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. On that date, the Bureau of Gender Affairs will host a panel discussion at the Queen’s Park Steel Shed highlighting the economic and social costs associated with the care of these …