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lucina
By Edition On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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First female Prime Minister of the Netherlands Antilles has died

WILLEMSTAD - The first female Prime Minister of the former Netherlands Antilles, Lucina da Costa Gomez-Matheeuws passed away last Saturday. She was the widow of “Doktor” Moises Frumencio da Costa Gomez, who More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
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2016: The year the Caribbean was forced to confront its attitude towards women

PORT OF SPAIN - The first regional story that we reported on at Global Voices in 2016 was West Indian cricketer Chris Gayle's on-air come-on to Australian sports journalist Melanie McLaughlin. The very public gaffe More...

Abuse
By Edition On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
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National award for research project tackling domestic abuse in the Caribbean

ST GEORGE’S - A research project that is helping women in the Caribbean who are most vulnerable to being abused in the home has won a prestigious national award. None In Three, a project led by Professor Adele More...

Zika virus
By Edition On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Here’s what scientists are learning about Zika and a woman’s privates

The Zika virus reproduces in the vaginal tissue of pregnant mice several days after infection, according to a study by Yale researchers. From the genitals, the virus spreads and infects the fetal brain, impairing More...

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By Edition On Friday, August 5th, 2016
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Feminism is a difficult battle for black Caribbean women

PORT OF SPAIN - Bloggers from the Caribbean-based feminist blog CODE RED will be a content partner at the Black Feminisms Forum, due to take place in Brazil this September. The forum hopes to bring people together More...

Outstanding Woman
By Edition On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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About Women and Spirituality’: Sita Bernadina-Hek is 2016 Outstanding Woman

WILLEMSTAD - Midwife Sita Bernadina-Hek was recognized last Saturday as the 2016 Outstanding Woman during the 13th Annual Women Conference in Curaçao ‘About Women and Spirituality’. This recognition went for More...

Women conference
By Edition On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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Successful 13th Annual Women Conference in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Young women being held by older women, sharing of knowledge and wisdom, encouragement and empowerment. That was what participants of the 13th Annual Women Conference in Curaçao 'About Women and Spirituality' More...

03-07-2016WomenDay
By Edition On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016
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IDB says region still has a way to go to accomplish real gender equality

WASHINGTON – As the world marks International Women’s Day today, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) says Latin America and the Caribbean needs to do more to achieve true parity between men and women. The More...

women network
By Edition On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016
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New look women’s network

WILLEMSTAD - The board of the Foundation Women's Network Curaçao handed over the reins of the organization to a new administration. This happened on the eve of the International Women’s Day. The transfer took More...

Insel
By Edition On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015
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All female crew on InselAir flight

WILLEMSTAD - Sunday, May 10, 2015 a unique event took place in the history of InselAir and Curacao aviation in general. For the first time an all female crew team (pilot, co-pilot & cabin attendant) was scheduled More...