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Girls Lead

Girls Lead is proposed as a three-year regional project to be implemented in St. Lucia, Grenada, Dominica and St. Vincent and the Grenadines with partners from civil society and government.
Purpose of the Project
The purpose of the project is to reduce the levels of sexual violence against girls and young women in the Eastern Caribbean through a range of public advocacy, law and policy reform and building leadership skills of girls and young women.
Partners of the Project
The IGDS: NBU is collaborating with The Department of Gender Relations, Ministry of Health, Wellness, Human Services and Gender Relations in St. Lucia, The Ministry of Social Development, Housing & Community Development in Grenada, The Gender Affairs Division of the Ministry of National Mobalisation in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, The Gender Focal Point in the Ministry of Agriculture in Dominica and CAFRA in St. Lucia as implementing partners on this project.

























 

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" While remembering can enable us to historicize contemporary exclusions and recognize our own 'implicatedness,' it can also serve a more hopeful purpose. If we start with the gendered lives and survival strategies of women and men, their uneven circulation and mobility stitch the Caribbean together in ways that make it impossible to insist on seperability over connection. The fact that earlier migration patterns tend to be heavily male, should not distract us from thinking about where the women went and what they did. "
Gender, Generation and Memory: Remembering a Future Caribbean, Alissa Trotz

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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