Protecting the Rights of Every Citizen: Debating the Sexual Offences Act

The Sexual Offences Act 2009 is under review by a Joint Select Committee of Parliament, and there is much to be considered and discussed. J-FLAG partnered with Mary Seacole Hall at the University of the West Indies (UWI) to host its second Tertiary Debate to highlight issues related to the legislation and to air and … More Protecting the Rights of Every Citizen: Debating the Sexual Offences Act

Revolving Issues, Costly Matters and a Fraudster Out of Jail: Thursday, January 22, 2015

I often get the sense in Jamaica that things are repeating themselves, over and over. It’s a bit like a revolving door: People (and problems) come in, stay for a little while and then go back out through the door, only to come straight back in again just when you thought they had gone. It’s … More Revolving Issues, Costly Matters and a Fraudster Out of Jail: Thursday, January 22, 2015

Quality of Citizenship Jamaica: Offering Support for a Neglected Community

Tomorrow at the University of the West Indies’ Regional Headquarters on the Mona, Kingston, campus a Great Debate will take place on the topic: “The Role of Leadership in Responding to Vulnerable Populations.” The debate, to include students of the University of Technology and The Mico University will start at 2:30 p.m. and it is … More Quality of Citizenship Jamaica: Offering Support for a Neglected Community

Taking a Stand: Human Rights Day, December 10, 2013

December 10 marks the 20th Anniversary of the establishment for the mandate of the UN HighCommissioner for Human Rights. Caribbean Development Activists & Women’s Network in partnership with Quality of CitizenshipJamaica, Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition and Jamaicans for Justice is organizing a stand on human rights day with other NGOs, youth leaders, students, and interested … More Taking a Stand: Human Rights Day, December 10, 2013