Pink Parliament Initiative Wins CIVICUS Nelson Mandela-Graça Machel Innovation Award

Media Release A Celebration of People Power Winners of the 2021 Nelson Mandela-Graça Machel Innovation Awards reflect the power of collective action. The Awards, named for human rights icon Nelson Mandela and former First Lady of South Africa and Mozambique, humanitarian Graça Machel, honour the power of people to demand change for a more just,Continue reading “Pink Parliament Initiative Wins CIVICUS Nelson Mandela-Graça Machel Innovation Award”

Pink Parliament: Registration For Cohort 3 Is Open!

Are you interested in applying for Pink Parliament’s Class of 2021-2022? Here’s what you need to know! Pink Parliament is an initiative by Life In Leggings: Caribbean Alliance Against Gender-based Violence in collaboration with The Barbados Youth Development Council and in partnership with the The University of the West Indies, Open Campus – Women &Continue reading “Pink Parliament: Registration For Cohort 3 Is Open!”

Caribbean Regional Dialogue: Call for Submissions

We are interested in your contributions! In preparation for the RVK Dialogue in August, The Caribbean Regional Dialogue is seeking to connect with activists, survivors, and organisers from the Caribbean. The Regional Dialogue will involve organisations working from an intersectional feminist perspective across the many forms of violence against women and girls that prioritise andContinue reading “Caribbean Regional Dialogue: Call for Submissions”

Letter Writing Campaign (#ProtectOurGirls)

In the last 72 hrs, there has been a collective outrage all across Barbados about the alleged mistreatment and abuse of minors at the Government Industrial School. A campaign began on Twitter under the hashtag #ProtectOurGirls to bring awareness to the situation and demand immediate intervention from the Minister of Home Affair, Information & PublicContinue reading “Letter Writing Campaign (#ProtectOurGirls)”

#JusticeForOurGirls (Barbados)

On March 14th 2021, a disturbing article was published by the Nation Newspaper titled “Alarm Over Naked Girl In Cell” detailing the abuse of a 14-year-old girl at the Government Industrial School. This is unacceptable and we demand #JusticeForOurGirls. We demand an immediate investigation by the Ministry of Home Affairs into the unfortunate incident involving theContinue reading “#JusticeForOurGirls (Barbados)”