Current minister of culture, gender, entertainment and sport; and the longest serving sitting female member of Parliament in Jamaica, Olivia Grange has a long and illustrious career in politics. Among her achievements are being crowned CARICOM’s first Champion for Culture in 2009; being…
Marcus Garvey’s fame has been heralded far and wide. He has been honoured as one of the most outstanding leaders of the black consciousness movement of the early 1900s, and is one of only seven persons conferred with the Jamaica’s…
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Jamaican women have come a long way since the days of slavery, and there are many who will argue that there is still a long way to go. However small the achievements may seem, it is important to acknowledge and…
What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is a disease that affects women and happens when tissue similar to that which grows in the lining of the womb shows up in other areas of the body, primarily in the abdomen. Dr Michael Abrahams, in his…
Reggae speaks the language of love, and, of course, women are usually a central theme in many of the songs. Whether she is an empress, queen, royal, or a natural beauty, leave it to the reggae lyricists to find the…
The following is a [modified] press release from the 51% Coalition on their talk on gender-based violence, held on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at the Jamaica Suite, Phoenix Central in Kingston, Jamaica. Persons concerned about, interested in or researching gender-based…
Tracking the numbers and cases for domestic violence in Jamaica from 2010-2016.
What are the warning signs of domestic violence and do you know them? See the infographic below, read and share.