Tag: gender equality

COBUS Training

We’ve been spending so much time at College of The Bahamas that people are starting to wonder if we are students. It’s exciting to be able to connect with college students, student leaders, faculty, and staff on issues of national importance. It is our plan to work with COB long-term, and make positive changes to … Continued

Equality for 370,000+ Depends on 38

The Bahamas finds itself in a very uncomfortable position today. Over the past few weeks, conversations have been going on about equality. Women’s rights have been at the forefront of this conversation, but women are not the only people affected by the conversation’s catalyst. That catalyst? Four Bills. Four Bills recommended by the Constitutional Commission … Continued

Address by Mlambo-Ngcuka at ECOSOC Youth Assembly

We just read the address by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at ECOSOC Youth Assembly, and this excerpt stuck with us: One in three girls will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime. Every minute, a young woman is infected with HIV. Eight hundred women are dying in childbirth each day. Young women are particularly vulnerable due to … Continued