AALAC-UN Women Partnership
The Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center (AALAC) at the Atlantic Council has partnered with UN Women Multi-Country Office – Caribbean to address pressing gender-related issues in the Caribbean, with a specific focus on Guyana and Jamaica. The initiative aims to tackle the unique challenges faced by women and girls in the region, including limited access to resources after natural disasters and barriers to political representation. The collaboration seeks to promote gender equality, reduce violence, promote financial inclusion, and enhance women’s political participation through dialogue, consultations, and policy recommendations.
Through its well-established global and regional networks and the Caribbean Initiative, AALAC will raise awareness and stimulate discussions on these critical gender-related challenges in the Caribbean. The partnership will cover various areas, including peace, security, gender-based violence, democracy, economic empowerment, and climate issues. By engaging with local stakeholders, organizations, private sectors, and financial institutions, the partnership’s primary goal is to foster a deeper understanding of gender norms in the Caribbean, mobilize support from stakeholders, and generate actionable policy recommendations that prioritize gender equality in the region.
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A Conversation with Paula Tavares (World Bank) on Best Practices to Address Gender-Based Violence
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