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    Remember: Be AIDS aware

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    DECEMBER 1 was World Aids Day, and Jamaica celebrated the day under the theme ‘Keep the Promise: Hands Up for #HIVPrevention’, which focuses on investing in HIV prevention. According to the UNAIDS 2016 Prevention G ...

  • Remember: Human trafficking is a gender issue too

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    AS we observe 16 days of activism to mark the celebration of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (IDEVAW), it is important that we don’t ignore human trafficking, a form of violence against wome ...

  • Pregnant women urged to seek prenatal care

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    HEALTH Minister Dr Christopher Tufton is appealing to expectant mothers to visit health centres for the necessary prenatal checks in order to ensure a safe delivery. He noted that there are expectant mothers who are going throu ...

  • UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

    IDEVAW: The price of no change is unacceptable

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    International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (IDEVAW) is being celebrated today, November 25. Below is a statement from Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Women Executive Director. "WE believe in and work for a worl ...

  • Remember: Wear orange this Nov 25

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    THIS Friday, November 25, is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and from then to December 10 — Human Rights Day — a 16 days of activism against gender-based violence (GBV) campaign i ...

  • Students of Stella Maris Preparatory School along with Chef Charles Mattocks and Miss
Jamaica Universe 2014 Kaci Fennell form a human Blue Circle around Wisynco team members
to signify World Diabetes Day. Mattocks hosted a World Diabetes Day treat and information
event for students of the school last Friday, World Diabetes Day. The Blue Circle is the universal
symbol for diabetes.

    It’s World Diabetes Day

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    TODAY is World Diabetes Day and it is being celebrated under the theme ‘Eyes on Diabetes.’ According to the United Nations (UN), globally an estimated 422 million adults were living with diabetes in 2014, compared t ...


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    Bureau of Gender Affairs Call them: 754-8575-8, or 929-6660 Kingston and St Andrew Family Court Call them at: 922-0001 Child Development Agency Call them at: 948-7206 Office of the Children’s Advocate Call them at: ...

  • Women's Entrepreneurship Summit  on tomorrow

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    THE 2016 Women's Entrepreneurship Summit  is scheduled for tomorrow at the Jamaica Conference Centre. The summit is being held to recognise Women's Entrepreneurship Day (WED) and to celebrate, support and empower women en ...

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