J-FLAG Partners with JYAN to Launch Secondary School Essay Writing Competition

Background There is a dearth of discourse and opportunities for students to learn about human rights issues in Jamaica. This is particularly true of those sociocultural, political and legal issues that affect the rights of vulnerable and marginalised populations such as people living with HIV (PLHIV), women and girls, people living with different abilities, lesbian, … Continue reading J-FLAG Partners with JYAN to Launch Secondary School Essay Writing Competition

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