The High Commission of Canada in Barbados and the OECS have extended support to Build Back Equal in the Commonwealth of Dominica. The following information has been shared by the High Commission of Canada in the Barbados and the OECS via their official social media handle.
Through the post, they have mentioned that, “Canada is delighted to support #BuildBackEqual in Dominica!”
It is to be noted that, the High Commission of Canada in Barbados and the OECS have also taken part virtually during the stakeholder session for the Build Back Equal Project, where Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Dr Roosevelt Skerrit made a strong commitment to the initiative and to Gender Equality and social inclusion in Dominica.
The following details have also shared by the Canadian High Commission through their official social media handle.
Considerably, implemented and executed by the United Nations Women Caribbean and the UNFPA Caribbean, Build Back Equal is using the thorough human rights-based approach that is aiming for increasing the women and girls’ ability to take part in the formal economy, in education, in health and in public life across four Eastern Caribbean nations: Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, and the St Vincent and the Grenadines.
The High Commission of Canada in the Barbados and the OECS mentioned in the social media post, adding that, “Through Build Back Equal, we have an opportunity to do more than build back better from the COVID-19 pandemic and recent climate-related shocks, but to Build Back Equal for women and girls and other vulnerable and marginalized groups.”
It is also to be mentioned that the project will also support the Government and the private sector in four Eastern Caribbean nations in strengthening their capacities and accessing finance to sustainably alleviate the women’s unpaid care work burden through subsidized quality childcare.