Tag: Gender Equality

Five-year strategic plan seeks to strengthen available mechanisms to foster gender equality

Five-year strategic plan seeks to strengthen available mechanisms to foster gender equality

- April 19, 2022

The Women and Gender Equality Commission (W&GEC) has outlined a five-year (2021-2026) strategic plan which outlines a comprehensive process through ... Read More

Guyanese women leading in climate action, advocacy

Guyanese women leading in climate action, advocacy

- March 22, 2022

─ Dr. Persaud tells 63rd UN Commission on the Status of Women   Minister of Human Services and Social Security, ... Read More

Remarks by the Honourable Prime Minister Brigadier (Ret’d) Mark Phillips on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2022

Remarks by the Honourable Prime Minister Brigadier (Ret’d) Mark Phillips on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2022

- March 8, 2022

Once again, we take a moment to observe International Women's Day. This year, this occasion is being held under the ... Read More

First Lady leads International Women’s Day march

First Lady leads International Women’s Day march

- March 6, 2022

Scores of men and women joined in a march along Main Street, Georgetown, Sunday,  to observe this year’s International Women’s ... Read More

Human Services Ministry to focus on men empowerment on ‘International Men’s Day’

Human Services Ministry to focus on men empowerment on ‘International Men’s Day’

- November 18, 2021

Men will be placed centre stage at the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security’s “Engagement”, an event to commemorate ... Read More

Gender equality a priority under APNU+AFC  2020 Manifesto

Gender equality a priority under APNU+AFC  2020 Manifesto

- February 16, 2020

─equal pay, business grants for women ─improved gynecological, maternal and neonatal health care ─increased scholarships for women and girls DPI, ... Read More

Hope Estate’s breakthrough

Hope Estate’s breakthrough

- January 3, 2020

- $36M made in 2019 DPI, Guyana, Friday, January 3, 2020 Hope Coconut Industries Limited (HCIL) has made a significant ... Read More

The Rural Women of Hope Estate

The Rural Women of Hope Estate

- December 10, 2019

-Promoting Gender equality at Hope Estate DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, December 10, 2019 When one hears the word ‘farmer’ the image ... Read More

Women should be the parliamentary majority – First Lady

Women should be the parliamentary majority – First Lady

- April 2, 2019

─ calls for parity in opportunities, employment and salaries  DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, April 2, 2019 “We must not celebrate 37 ... Read More

Min. Ally representing Guyana at 63rd Session on Status of Women Commission in New York

Min. Ally representing Guyana at 63rd Session on Status of Women Commission in New York

- March 14, 2019

– the Social Protection Minister presented Guyana's national statement on Wednesday – session instrumental in promoting women’s rights, documenting reality ... Read More

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