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The Guyana Country Report begins with an overview of the general features of gender at work in the Caribbean, based on a review of research literature (Part One). It is based mainly on quantitative data analysis of the labour market situation of women and men. The focus of Parts Two and Three is analysis of the institutional and legal response to gender at work issues, again comprising mostly qualitative information from reports, laws and academic studies. In the discussion of the findings in Part Four, there is an examination of the specific barriers to gender equality in the world of…
Policy Goal    The goal of this policy is to advance the prevention of adolescent pregnancy and the management of the reintegration of adolescent mothers into the formal school system. This will ultimately help to reduce the number of pregnancies among school-age girls and increase the number of adolescent mothers who re-enter the formal school system to complete their secondary education.   The Right to Education   Education is a human right acknowledged in several international Conventions as a “multiplier right”; essentially as it creates an avenue to realize other human rights. To achieve this right and the objectives of…
In September 2017, we jointly launched The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, marking the beginning of a new era in monitoring progress towards achieving a world without hunger and malnutrition, within the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In September 2017, we jointly launched The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, marking the beginning of a new era in monitoring progress towards achieving a world without hunger and malnutrition, within the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  This report monitors progress towards the targets of ending both hunger (SDG Target 2.1) and…