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In developing policies, structures, and codes we should be gender neutral to ensure debate does not shift towards male or female but creates a balance for mutual respect and opportunities for all persons.
Create legislation that encourages political parties to increase the number of women who are given an opportunity to run for office and promote education in civil society about the importance and benefits of women in leadership.
CARICOM and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) have model legislation that can assist with gender-sensitive drafting of bills.
The CEDAW legislative indicators checklist is a useful tool to consider when drafting or amending legislation.
Provide training to [parliamentary] staff on sex, gender, equality and equity.
Enact laws and regulations to promote the participation of indigenous and minority groups in decision making to protect their rights.
This portal is a joint initiative of ParlAmericas and the UN Women Multi-Country Office - Caribbean. ParlAmericas gratefully acknowledges financial support from the Government of Canada used in developing this portal. The downloadable tools on this portal were developed by the UN Women Multi-Country Office - Caribbean.