Monday, December 4, 2017

Social Protection roundtable focuses on Gender Equality, Social Inclusion

A roundtable discussion centred around the issue of gender-based violence and the services that can be accessed through the Ministry of Social Protection and other related agencies was held today.

At the forum hosted at the Regency Suites, Deputy Director of Social Services at the Ministry of Social Protection, Abike Samuels disclosed that the ministry is currently finalising the National Gender Equality and Social Inclusion policy.

This plan will address several issues including the elimination of all forms of violence, the eradication of discrimination, the rights of women and vulnerable groups to safe public places and the promotion of economic development and inclusion. Read More