3)      Launch of the “Where are the Women” A study of Women, Politics, Parliaments and Equality in the CARICOM Countries – Jamaica Case Study

 

The publication launch was attended by key ministers including three of newly appointed female political decision-makers[1] has resulted in a panel discussion with key stakeholders including representatives from the Bureau of Gender Affairs, UN Women, academia, civil society groups, who shared their views on women’s participation in politics and decision making to highlight the findings of the research as well as to discuss the ways to follow-up and implement the recommendations.[2]

http://www.jm.undp.org/content/jamaica/en/home/presscenter/articles/undp-asks-_where-are-the-women--in-jamaican-political-leadership.html
 

4)      Launch of Trafficking in Persons Study and Database Film Premiere titled “Sold”.

Contribution of CO in advocating against trafficking in persons in partnership with the Ministry of Justice (MOJ)[3], the Ministry of National Security, UN Agencies, Academia and the Civil Society Organization, through the Launch of Trafficking in Persons Study and Database Film Premiere titled “Sold”.

i.        United Nations Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative, Mr Bruno Pouezat bringing remarks at the launch of Trafficking in Persons Study and Database Film premiere on July 28 at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in Kingston

http://jis.gov.jm/un-official-commends-jamaica-combatting-human-trafficking/

ii.       VIDEO: UN RC/UNDP Mr Bruno Pouezat – ‘’Globally almost 20% of Trafficking Victims are Children’’

iii.     VIDEO: The Honourable Delroy Chuck Minister of Justice announces plans to train & alert thousands of Jamaicans to #humantrafficking

iv.     VIDEO: Mrs. Carol Palmer, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Justice and Chairperson of the National Taskforce Against Trafficking in Persons, speaks of the importance of the work being done to reduce human trafficking in Jamaica: “It bothers me greatly that Jamaica has slaves among the 45.8 Million globally”

v.       VIDEO: Senator the Hon. Pearnel Charles Jr, State Minister: Trafficking Victims have become another commercial commodity

vi.     VIDEO: Dr. Leith Dunn, Head-Institute for Gender and Development Studies, the Univerty of West Indies (UWI)-Mona, shares shocking child ‪#‎trafficking statistics & advocates for domestic workers in Jamaica

Videos & Photos:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8d3DnGxyIVbveiRSNV5Wpxnv7ryP-Y_N 

5)
  Partnership with UN Women in Support to the Launch of the ‘’HeForShe’’ Campaign

 

United Nations Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative, Mr Bruno Pouezat, joins the HeForShe campaign, along with Minister Olivia Grange of the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sports, and USA Ambassador to Kingston, Luis G. Moreno.

Photo link:

https://www.facebook.com/unwomencaribbean/photos/a.1573642326253860.1073741829.1572052156412877/1759286174356140/?type=3&theater

[1] Such as the Minister of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment and Sport, Attorney General, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
[2] Further information on UNDP CO Website
[3] Also through the designing of a project document on Human Trafficking including appropriate response to trafficking

 

 

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