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Learn About Key Issues in Gender and Transformation in the Caribbean

Posted Monday, June 3, 2024

The Institute for Gender and Development Studies invites you to take the short course, "Key Issues in Gender and Transformation in the Caribbean" from June 04 to July 11, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m at the SALISES Conference Room. This course discusses the dynamics of gender equality and explores the nuances of regional and global gender and development issues. Key topics for this course include understanding sex, gender, and sexuality; family and community interactions; sexual and reproductive health and rights; gender and human security; gender and climate change; and gender mainstreaming in projects and planning, among others.

Designed as a series of seminars and workshops, the course introduces students to critical topics shaping contemporary advocacy for gender equality and justice. Through lectures by experts, discussions on relevant publications, and engagement in research, students will identify a key issue for in-depth study, work collaboratively on assignments, and write impact papers addressing significant problems and proposing transformative solutions in the Caribbean context. This course offers a unique opportunity to gain professional experience and expertise in Gender and Development Studies.

No prerequisites are required and a fee of $1000.00, will apply to participants who are not registered UWI students. There is no cost to UWI registered students. Students can register to take the course for credits as part of their degrees. 

Click here to register.