Tag Archives: women’s empowerment

Belize partners with Taiwan, IDB for job growth initiative

Partnership to focus on supporting women-led businesses in Belize  BELMOPAN, BELIZE — Jobs in Belize can once again thank Taiwan and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) for a much-needed injection of investment to spur growth. [caption id="attachment_4852" align="alignright" width="365"] Over the past year, Taiwan has lent its support to women's empowerment initiatives in Caribbean nations…
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UN Women report finds many frontline workers in St. Lucia suffered lower income amid pandemic

Report notes frontline workers lost second jobs, lost income from lower reduced working hours  CASTRIES, SAINT LUCIA — Women working on the frontline during the peak of the coronavirus outbreak in St. Lucia had to contend with not only exposure to the virus, but also lower income from reduced work hours and/or loss of secondary…
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Many Caribbean women continue to struggle with formal employment, workplace discrimination

Regional heads urged to empower women, be inclusive when developing policies and legislation  SAN PEDRO, BELIZE — Women are disproportionately impacted by disasters and more likely to struggle with rejoining formal workplaces despite being the heads of an estimated 40 percent of households in Latin America and the Caribbean. This is according to CARICOM Secretary-General…
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