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  • Remember: Adoption issues

    All Woman Issues

    ADOPTION is always a tricky issue, especially when it involves one parent’s spouse wanting to formally adopt a child, thus relinquishing any ties to the biological parent. The process is not a simple walk in the park, but ...

  • CDA


    All Woman Issues

    Here is a list of places you can contact if you are a woman in need of help. Do not hesitate to call anyone at the following groups if you are dealing with issues such as domestic abuse, unplanned pregnancies, or are in need of ...

  • Conceptualiser of the Curvy Caribbean Conference Alisia Jarrett (left) shares a photo op with presenters Dr Carolyn Cooper (centre) and Aloun Ndombet-Assamba at the media launch on Tuesday. (Photo: Garfield Robinson)

    Curvy Conference puts fat shaming to rest

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    In a bid to put a rest to fat shaming locally, entrepreneur and radio host Alisia Jarrett has conceptualised the first ever Curvy Caribbean Conference to empower plus-sized women to accept themselves, be confident, and shun nays ...

  • Dr Denise Chevannes

    #IWD2017: Be bold for change

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    Below is a statement from Dr Denise Chevannes, Executive Director, National Family Planning Board-Sexual & Reproductive Health Agency (NFPB-SRHA), on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2017. IN commemoration of ...

  • #IWD2017: Women in the changing world of work

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    Below is the International Women’s Day (IWD) message from UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. ACROSS the world, too many women and girls spend too many hours on household responsibilities—typically m ...

  • Observer File

    March is Endometriosis Awareness Month

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    SINCE 2014, Jamaica has joined the worldwide fight against endometriosis by celebrating Endometriosis Awareness Month in March. Recognised as one of the top 10 most painful diseases, endometriosis is extremely common, with at ...

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