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U.S. Consulate
By Edition On Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Pal’i Muhé; Women Today Event at U.S. Consulate

WILLEMSTAD - On Tuesday, March 28, U.S. Consul General Margaret Hawthorne organized a panel discussion at Roosevelt House to highlight the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. After More...

Women in politics
By Edition On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

“About Legacy & Female Leadership” – 14th Annual Women Conference in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao will host on May 27 and 28, 2017 the fourteenth annual women conference "About Legacy and Female Leadership" at the Curaçao Hilton Hotel. The Annual Women Conference in Curaçao focuses on More...

By Edition On Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Female Customs officers are bold for change

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao Customs Sports Foundation in commemoration of the International Women’s Day held an empowerment event for female customs officers using the international topic: Be bold for change. There More...

Women in politics
By Edition On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Most women prefer to be working and the majority of men agree, ILO-Gallup report shows

GENEVA / WASHINGTON (ILO News – Gallup) – The ILO-Gallup report, “Towards a better future for women and work: Voices of women and men ”, provides a first-ever account of global attitudes and perceptions More...

By Edition On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Women hosts have earned over $10 billion on Airbnb

Major progress has been made in advancing economic opportunities for women over the last several decades, but significant obstacles to gender equality still remain. The gender pay gap between men and women is well-documented, More...

By Edition On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

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...

By Edition On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

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...

By Edition On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

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

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...

By Edition On Friday, August 5th, 2016

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...