WE-Change Celebrated International Women’s Day in a Very Special Way

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Due to the pressure of other things, I was unable to attend most of the International Women’s Day events last week. There was a plethora of them, especially at the University of the West Indies Mona Campus, including a lecture at Mary Seacole Hall and the UNDP’s launch of a new publication “Where Are The Women?” to name but two… The event that I especially did not want to miss was WE-Change’s “Her Legacy,” which honored Jamaican women, with a focus on several individuals (including myself – I felt humbled). It was funded by J-FLAG and UN Women. I should not have been absent, but I had to be. However, I hear that it was an enormous success, attended by a cross-section of Jamaican women (and men). I am sharing below some thoughts from founder Latoya Nugent, and selected photographs from the evening’s happenings. This was a milestone event…

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