Breaking the Bias for an equitable and sustainable Caribbean

Event Date(s): 31/03/2022

As part of the UNIC’s 60th anniversary celebration this year (UNIC60), the third season of the #BuildBackBetterCaribbean podcast series will explore some of the United Nations campaigns, platforms, and spaces that are being deployed by civil society organisations and activists, to advance Caribbean development. Tune in live on 31 March 2022, 11 a.m. on the UNIC facebook page @CaribbeanUN https://www.facebook.com/CaribbeanUN

In the next episode of the podcast, the UNIC celebrates International Women’s Day 2022 and the theme #BreakTheBias, by hosting and recording a live conversation about the contribution of Caribbean regional activism and networking to ‘breaking the bias’ and advancing gender rights and equality


Speakers include

  • Dr Leith Dunn:  Honorary Research Fellow &  Former Head of Department, Institute for Gender and Development Studies, Mona Unit  
  • Chanelle Beatrice: Outreach & Communications Officer, Feminitt Caribbean


The conversation will explore the following threads of discussion:

  • What has been the Caribbean experience of ‘breaking the bias’?
  • How has the construction and understanding of gender rights activism changed over time?
  • What are some of the intergenerational conversations / perspectives to be explored?
  • How critical has the regional networking and collaboration experience been to the work of gender rights activists?
  • How critical could it be for current and future activism? 


Open to: | General Public |