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  • Conceptualiser of the Curvy Caribbean Conference Alisia Jarrett (left) shares a photo op with presenters Dr Carolyn Cooper (centre) and Aloun Ndombet-Assamba at the media launch on Tuesday. (Photo: Garfield Robinson)

    Curvy Conference puts fat shaming to rest

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    In a bid to put a rest to fat shaming locally, entrepreneur and radio host Alisia Jarrett has conceptualised the first ever Curvy Caribbean Conference to empower plus-sized women to accept themselves, be confident, and shun nays ...

  • Dr Denise Chevannes

    #IWD2017: Be bold for change

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    Below is a statement from Dr Denise Chevannes, Executive Director, National Family Planning Board-Sexual & Reproductive Health Agency (NFPB-SRHA), on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2017. IN commemoration of ...

  • #IWD2017: Women in the changing world of work

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    Below is the International Women’s Day (IWD) message from UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. ACROSS the world, too many women and girls spend too many hours on household responsibilities—typically m ...

  • Observer File

    March is Endometriosis Awareness Month

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    SINCE 2014, Jamaica has joined the worldwide fight against endometriosis by celebrating Endometriosis Awareness Month in March. Recognised as one of the top 10 most painful diseases, endometriosis is extremely common, with at ...

  • LASCO Top Cop finalist Sgt Nickoyn Brown captures a moment with community Justice of the Peace Pauline Perez at the Valentine’s  Day treat.-

    LASCO/JCF top cops treat women of WROC

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    ON Valentine’s Day, the 12 finalists in the LASCO/JCF Police Officer of the Year competition united to take a stand against violence by organising a day of powerful presentations for the community of women aided by the Wom ...

  • A brief look at Jamaica's political history provides an interesting background to
the concept and creation of the 1962 Constitution and the format of the Senate.

    Remember: Maintenance issues

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    UNDER the law, both parents are responsible for providing support for their children under 18 years old, children living with disabilities, or a child who is under 23 and is still attending university. The Jamaican court also ma ...

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