#Lifeinleggings (n.)

1). A Call to Action to End Violence Against Women and Girls in the Caribbean and the diaspora.

2). A safe space where Caribbean Women and Girls can document the types of abuse they experience.

We are a regional organisation, based in Barbados, that is committed to dismantling the rape culture in the Caribbean through advocacy, education, empowerment, and community outreach.

We are survivor-focused, grounded in intersectional feminist principles, and building upon the work of our Caribbean feminist foremothers to create a gender-just region.

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Email: info@lifeinleggings.org
Telephone: +1 (246) 820-2853

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#Lifeinleggings is not just a document of our trauma; it is a story of our struggle, our resilience and our fight for justice. It is a battle for autonomy that men are granted at birth. It is a statement that what we wear whether it be a short skirt, a dress or leggings does not entitle anyone to our bodies or our freedom.

Ronelle King, Founder