25 November 2019 | News
Street harassment is a commonplace experience for women and girls in Trinidad and Tobago. Statistics do not exist on its prevalence, but women and girls report that it is a daily experience which is tolerated as a social norm.
18 June 2019 | News
Government officials and experts from across the Caribbean participated in the event held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
20 August 2018 | News
Fifty-seventh meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean concluded in Santiago, Chile, with a reinforced commitment to address persistent obstacles faced by women in order to achieve sustainable development with equality
7 March 2018 | News
The theme of this year’s IWD is the `Time is now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives’.
1 February 2018 | News
A newly published joint study by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the International Organization for Migration, `Women’s Empowerment and Migration in the Caribbean’, analyses the implications of female migration at the individual, household and community levels, in both sending and receiving countries.
6 October 2017 | News
ECLAC’s next Regional Conference on Women – which will take place in 2019 in Santiago, Chile – will focus on the achievement of women’s economic autonomy, which is key for enabling them to exercise the rest of their rights, according to officials.
5 October 2017 | Press Release
Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, First Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, and Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, led the inauguration of the Fifty-Sixth Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women.
12 July 2017 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the organization, presented the outlook for the subregion during an event held in New York in the framework of the United Nations High-Level Political Forum.
29 November 2016 | Infographic
Violence against women is a form of discrimination, directed against a woman because she is a woman or that affects women disproportionally. This violence seriously inhibits women's ability to enjoy their human rights and freedoms on a bsis of equality with men.
28 November 2016 | News
Women in rural communities in Trinidad and Tobago benefitted from a sensitization seminar on gender-based violence, held in recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, celebrated each year on 25 November.
27 July 2016 | News
The Caribbean preparatory meeting of the XIII Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean takes place on 26-27 July 2016 in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
3 December 2014 | News
The Caribbean technical meeting on the Beijing +20 review and appraisal of the 1995 Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action took place at the headquarters of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Santiago Chile, on 14 - 15 November 2014.