International Women’s Day & Women Entrepreneurs in the Caribbean

The United Nations urges governments around the world to give the issue of women’s rights top political priority. They have called for the termination of discriminatory laws against women, particularly those governing family life. The struggle to end discrimination against women remains an unfinished agenda despite notable achievements since International Women’s Day was first observed, a century ago.

Speaking of notable achievements, in January, 2017 female entrepreneurs “swept all five top places in the Pitchlt Caribbean Challenge, a mobile-tech startup competition organized by the Government of Canada, World Bank and Entrepreneurship Programme in the Caribbean(EPIC).



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The Caribbean Association of Banks, Inc. is the representative body and recognized voice for banks and other financial institutions in the Caribbean. We seek to influence policies and legislation which impact the sector by advocating on our members’ behalf and participating in the global network of similar institutions.

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