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IGDS: NBU engages in a variety of projects aimed at deepening the Caribbean's understanding gender relations and promoting gender-responsive human relations. These projects often combine our research, outreach and teaching interests, allowing us to bring our expertise to bear in a range of areas. Our current focus ranges from gender in relation to education, the economy, the law and the family to sexual orientation, gender identity and human rights protections. We are also hoping to address sexual violence, leadership and the potential of youth as agents of change.
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" Homosexuality is so unsettling to masculinity, that it results in attempts to try to deny its existence, to remove it from society through force, that is to say, to beat up individuals who are gay or believed to be gay, or to ridicule, publicly harass or otherwise ostracize people of different sexual orientation."
Unsettling Masculinity in the Caribbean- Facing a Future without Guarantees, Linden Lewis

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