Posts tagged ‘UWI Gender Studies’

April 30, 2012

University of the West Indies – Break the Silence

A video from Jeremy giving a general view on child sexual abuse  at UWI he is the guy behind the Silver Lining Foundation. Apologies to those who find the accent hard to understand.

 

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April 6, 2011

Jeanne Roach-Baptiste on race and gender in T&T

Jeanne Roach-Baptiste , Instructor at the Institute for Gender and Development Studies at the University of the West Indies on ieTV’s One on One program. Show aired April 4, 2011.

February 21, 2011

The Trinidad Express continues its coverage

The Trinidad Express is continuing its relentless coverage of  the call for national legislation to be amended so as to provide equal rights and protection for the LGBT community.  This comes on the heels of several other articles and a poll asking readers to vote on the issue.

“THE decriminalisation of homosexuality should have nothing to do with religion, says Dr Gabrielle Hosein, lecturer at the Institute for Gender and Developmental Studies at the University of the West Indies in St Augustine.

Hosein said while religious organisations are ready to hold their own positions based on religious texts, those religious positions should not be applied to persons who do not share those religious views.

“We are living in a multicultural society, so we need to live in a society where the views of different persons are not necessarily imposed on others,” Hosein said in a telephone interview on Thursday.

Her comments came one day after Colin Robinson, spokesman for the Coalition Advocating for the Inclusion of Sexual Orientation (CAISO), called on the Government to adopt a policy of equality for all, inclusive of those in the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) community.

Read more here.