End Violence Against Women and Girls

Caribbean Labour Solidarity Zoom Meeting
2pm 7th November 2021

Free to attend, but registration required: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAlcu-srjgiGNIipYPx-PDjL0X-cgW9uThz

Luke Daniels, CLS President, will speak on the issues related to the complete removal of (predominately male) violence against women and girls. CLS has consistently campaigned for gender equality.

“With the exclusion of women and girls from everyday activities, due to such violence, there can be no equality and no progress for humanity” stated Luke. “So, it is imperative that society must change. The murders of Bibaa Henry, Nicole Smallman, Sarah Everard and the recent killing of Sabina Nessa has focused a light on this tragedy. We hope that our meeting can, in some way, contribute, towards stopping such killing and anti-women violence … Read on ...

Cop Out 26 – A response from the Global South

December CLS Zoom Meeting
Sunday, 5th December, 2021 2:00 PM London time

All welcome, but please register in advance. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAucO-tqzgiE9fWMq0t63H_7V6B7U0hrFn5

International lawyer Melinda Janki will discuss COP26 in relation to the Global South, with particular reference to impacts on the Caribbean.

Melinda is currently challenging dangerous deep water petroleum production offshore Guyana. Last year she won a case cutting Exxon’s environmental permits from 23 years to 5 years. In May she filed the biggest climate change case in the world challenging over 4 billion tons of greenhouse gas pollution of behalf of a university dean and indigenous youth. Melinda has drafted legislation for environmental protection,protected areas, water management and conservation, and land rights for Amerindian peoples. She is politically independent.… Read on ...

Cutlass 19

Edition 19 of Cutlass is available for download here…

Articles on:

  • Environmental Impact in the Caribbean
  • Climate change: COP26 is ‘make or break’ moment for dozens of island nations – a view from Grenada
  • Return Drax Hall Estate in Barbados –
  • Global Day for Climate Justice
  • Edmonton incinerator – Black Lives Matter and Extinction Rebellion protesters block North Circular
  • Digital identity, rights and citizenship in Latin America and the Caribbean: who are we including and who is being left behind?
  • What has the last 50 years taught us since the publication of How the West Indian Child is made educationally sub-normal in the British School System
  • The Police Crime Sentencing and Courts (PCSC) Bill – a view from our friends
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