UN Women commits to funding Jamaica's National Strategic Action Plan to Eliminate Gender-based Violence

 Caption: Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange (centre) participates in the signing of an MOU between her ministry and UN Women with representative of Multi-Country Office of the Caribbean Representative, Alison McLean (left), and permanent secretary in the ministry, Denzil Thorpe (right). Looking on are Marcia Ladine of UN Women (second left) and Sharon Robinson of the Bureau of Gender Affairs. Photo Credit: Jamaica Observer

The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the ministry and the UN Women Multi-Country Office of the Caribbean.

The National Strategic Action Plan to Eliminate Gender-based Violence is a 10-year programme of activities — which is being implemented across the whole of government — with specific targets towards eliminating this horrendous crime, a release from the ministry said yesterday.

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