Category: Events

Solidarity March Partner Highlight: DJ Ampero

Six days ’til the regional solidarity march! Seven marches in seven countries in the Caribbean will #ReclaimOurStreets from sexual violence. Hollaback! Bahamas has a great afternoon planned, from the march starting at Potter’s Cay to the speaker line-up and free workshops on The Dundas Centre for the Performing Arts grounds on Mackey Street. We’re creating … Continued

Reclaim Our Streets: Saturday, March 11 at 2pm

On Saturday, March 11 at 2pm, seven marches in seven Caribbean countries will bring hundreds of people together to break silence on sexual violence. The Bahamas march will begin at 2pm, starting from the Potter’s Cay parking lot west of the Paradise Island bridge, travel south on Mackey Street, and end at The Dundas Centre … Continued

Chalk ‘n’ Chat 2016

We held our second annual Chalk ‘n’ Chat in collaboration with Pro Society at College of the Bahamas as part of International Anti-Street Harassment Week. Hollaback! Bahamas┬áCOB Ambassadors did a fantastic job of engaging students in the conversation about street harassment. They even made this cool video so anyone who missed it could see what … Continued

Equality Bills Watch

We’re watching closely as the Equality Bills are debated and the Constitutional Commission begins its education campaign. This week, we went to the FNM-hosted forum on the equality bills, Parliament proceedings as the bills were presented and debated, and the Crisis Centre-hosted educational session.         Coalition to End Gender-based Violence & Discrimination … Continued

Protect Women & Children Event

Hollaback! Bahamas has partners with other civic organizations to plan and host Protect Women & Children – an activism and advocacy event in Rawson Square on Wednesday, April 9 from 7am to noon. We’re raising awareness of the issue facing women and children in The Bahamas, opening the dialogue, and inviting public officials to join … Continued