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The University of the West Indies

at Cave Hill, Barbados

IGDS: NBU collaborates with State institutions, non-state actors and grassroots organisations and activists in public education efforts throughout the year. Most recently, we have supported the following:
  • The UN/IACHR (United Nations/ Inter-American Commission on Human Rights) Study Tour on Violence Against Women.
The IGDS:NBU, in collaboration with UN Women, hosted a UN/IACHR (United Nations/ Inter-American Commission on Human Rights) Study Tour on Violence Against Women, on Tuesday 21 April 2015. The tour was held in Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Dominica and Jamaica and was facilitated by the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Againist Women, Rashida Manjoo and Rapporteur for the Rights of Women at the IACHR, Tracy Robinson.
     
  • International Women’s Day featuring Wafaa Hasan in a discussion of the efficacy of dialogues between Palestinian and Israeli women.  
    
On March 21, 2015, IGDS: NBU hosted a public lecture to commemorate International Women’s Day. The lecture which was entitled “Feminist Dialogue-Boycotts and the Politics of Transnational Feminist Solidarity in Israel and Palestine” was delivered Dr. Wafaa Hasan from Toronto, Canada. This very insightful lecture, which was chaired by Dr. DeShong, ended with a lively discussion.