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Nurturing Psychological Safety for Women in the Workplace

When we enter the social spaces within which we work we perform threat analyses. Where we assess the space as being safe, there is a positive performance response.  


Strengthening the legal and law enforcement framework in Jamaica to protect women and girls

A sound legislative and policy environment must form part of an evidence-based holistic approach to address the discriminatory gender power dynamics within families and society  


The Year of Testing, Agility & Innovation in response to Crisis

Going forward UNDP Multi Country Office in Jamaica renews its commitment to strengthening capacities for crisis prevention response and recovery and technology transfer and adaptation  


What role can we all play in ending the subtle cultural norms around Sexual Harassment?

Ending the trauma of sexual harassment does not end with the passage of the law. We must engage in a continuous process of public education and advocacy to inform people of their rights and to inform…  


Climate Action gains momentum when communities get involved

UNDP has long recognized that the natural assets of the earth will sustain our livelihoods, food security and wider development ambitions for generations to come, if we treat them with respect,…  


Gender Equity and Equality in grassroots projects post COVID-19

Women like Claudia must increasingly be encouraged through policy and other actions, including incentives so that Jamaica’s true potential in agriculture is unleashed. We need the talents and energy…  


The transition to clean energy as a post COVID-19 solution: Lessons from UNDP

Jhannel Tomlinson of the Youth Climate Change Activists (YCCA) group makes a case for a shift to renewables as a post COVID-19 solution, following the exampe of agencies like UNDP  


Resilient People: Resilient Caribbean

The high vulnerability to natural hazards and disasters impels Caribbean countries to change the paradigm by improving resilience. Resilience is not just a buzz word ... but it has become an…  


Why peace and security are vital preconditions for sustainable development

Crime and Violence robs a nation of its true potential by deflating its productivity and growth, limiting access to its brightest minds, and re-channelling critical resources away from development…  


From the Caribbean to the United Nations: 'We Likkle But We Tallawah'

We ... spoke on the role of young people as climate champions and the importance of building awareness and ensuring that rural youth, in particular, are given opportunities to become involved and not…  

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