The University of the West Indies, at Cave Hill, Barbados Homepage

The University of the West Indies

at Cave Hill, Barbados

Institute for Gender and Development Studies: Nita Barrow Unit

Welcome

The Institute for Gender and Development Studies: Nita Barrow Unit IGDS: NBU is a dynamic unit within the University of the West Indies (UWI) engaged in a programme of teaching, research and outreach on women and gender issues in Caribbean society. IGDS Cave Hill uses gender analysis to investigate material and ideological relations of gender affecting Caribbean women and men. It is particularly concerned that there are institutionalised gender inequalities for women.  It seeks to expose and transform these to create a more just society. Read more » 

What's New

10/24/2014
Professor Verene Shepherd, Professor of Social History and University Director, Regional Coordinating Unit, Institute for Gender and Development Studies, The University of the West Indies, will deliver the 20th annual Caribbean Women Catalysts for Change (CWCC) lecture which is entitled “The Politics of Memory: Historicizing Caribbean Women's Political Activism” on Friday 14 November 2014 at 7:30 pm in Lecture Theatre One, Roy Marshall Teaching Complex, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus.

Institute for Gender and Development Studies: Nita Barrow Unit
Telephone: (246) 417-4490-93 Fax: (246) 424-3822 Email: gender@cavehill.uwi.edu