Hijacking the SOA Review

When the GoJ publicly invited submissions on the review of the Sexual Offences Act (SOA) 2009 it was very clear in its intent. The primary aim of the review was to secure greater protection (and security) for women and children who have been vulnerabilised by the law with regard to power over (or lack thereof) … Continue reading Hijacking the SOA Review

When Women lead: The Caribbean Women and Sexual Diversity Conference [CWSD]

 I have never been quite fond of certain conferences and workshops primarily because some of them tend to be useless and unproductive at best. I do not know how others feel about this but in my opinion it is a waste of resources to engage in 2-7 day workshops and conferences when at the end … Continue reading When Women lead: The Caribbean Women and Sexual Diversity Conference [CWSD]

The Beauty and Beast of Advocacy

Interest groups or lobby groups are essential to human, social and economic development.  Oftentimes they are the informed voices of reason, diplomacy and change. Developed nations tend to have more powerful lobby groups than do developing nations, especially smaller states. Regardless of country, interest groups typically have one goal - to make the state more amenable to their … Continue reading The Beauty and Beast of Advocacy