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Projects

As part of the IGDS’ continued commitment to enhancing our capacity to produce and disseminate critical scholarship, pedagogy, policy and action in gender and development toward a fully inclusive Caribbean, the unit undertakes a number of research projects and initiatives. These initiatives may be in the form of new or continued collaborations with governments, CSOs or other University partners. Details on our ongoing projects are outlined in the following sections:
 
Livity Project

Livity Project

Principal Investigator(s): Tonya Haynes

Project Assistant(s): Leigh-Ann Worrell, Darren Carter

Project Partner(s): The Barbados Council for the Disabled; The Eastern Caribbean Alliance for Diversity and Equality

Launched in 2018, the LIVITY project represents a collaboration between the IGDS: NBU, the BCD and ECADE aimed at meaningfully addressing marginalization of persons living with disabilities, LGBTI Caribbean citizens, women, girls and youth in national and regional decision-making processes.

 

Paths to Character

Paths to Character

Principal Investigator(s): Tonya Haynes

Project Assistant(s): Leigh-Ann Worrell

Project Partner(s): The Oxford-West Indies Developmental Justice Consortium Caribbean Youth Development Programme; Oxford University; Tulane University

In 2018, the IGDS:NBU begun its collaboration with the University of Oxford and Tulane University on the Promoting Agency Trust and Hope among Incarcerated Barbadian Youth Project.

 

Passwords: Youth Interventions to Address Gender-Based Violence

Passwords: Youth Interventions to Address Gender-Based Violence

Principal Investigator(s): Leigh-Ann Worrell

Project Assistant(s): N/A

Project Partner(s): N/A

The Passwords Project was designed as an initiative to discuss gender-based violence (GBV) with young people in age-appropriate and culturally contextual ways.

 

Caribbean Institute in Gender and Development

Caribbean Institute in Gender and Development

Principal Investigator(s): N/A

Project Assistant(s): N/A

Project Partner(s):

CIGAD is the region's premier, biennial, gender and development certification programme administered by the Institute for Gender and Development Studies: Nita Barrow Unit.

 

Institute for Gender & Development Studies
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