Country: Jamaica

Mending Broken Pieces

In Jamaica, 12 percent of 15 to 19 year olds have had two or three pregnancies. As young mothers, often forced to abandon hopes of an education, their future prospects are bleak. But one organisation has provided an important lifeline,

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Latin America and the Caribbean, Snapshots of Change

In the Name of Peace

The Caribbean island of Jamaica has one of the highest rates of domestic violence in the world. In the Name of Peace focuses on the dual role Jamaican women play in coping with violence in Jamaica’s society and launching new

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Latin America and the Caribbean, Real to Reel

Strides of Women

Cassida Jones is Vice President and head of human resources at the Jamaican firm of Grace Kennedy Limited – one of a new generation of women changing the face of the Jamaican corporate world. Working women first became accepted in

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Latin America and the Caribbean, Why Women Count

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