In a new criminal trend, women are becoming more involved in housebreaking and home invasions. Police warn people to be careful of females knocking on their doors. Another housebreaking trend involves criminals dressed as service people.
Marion Bethel’s Women Suffrage documentary will be placed in its schools and public libraries so that students and the wider public can be educated about this important era of Bahamian history.
When the first tee ball is struck at the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic on May 23, golf history will be made in the Bahamas as it will be the first women’s professional event in this country.
A constitutional referendum is called for to deal with the question of citizenship and to correct gender discrimination.
Ulester Douglas, internationally recognized activist, addressed the Rotary Club of West Nassau on the topic “Men Stopping Violence.”
The Bahamas is among one of 159 countries scheduled to address the 57th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women opening in New York.
As people across the world rise to protect the women of the world, so too more Bahamians should rise to secure full constitutional equality for women and to put a lie to the misogyny and sexism that claims that a woman cannot be raped by her husband.
One Billion Rising began as a call to action based on the staggering statistic that 1 in 3 women on the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime.
Margaret “Peggy” Hall, businesswoman, park warden, conservationist, and boating enthusiast died peacefully at her home in Great Exuma, on January 3, 2013, at 90.