Tag: Nevis’ Gender Affairs Division pushing for women to pursue employment in non-traditional areas

Lorraine Archibald, Coordinator of the Gender Affairs Division, Social Services Department in the Ministry of Social Development

Nevis’ Gender Affairs Division pushing for women to pursue employment in non-traditional areas

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (March 07, 2016) — A programme which will create awareness for women on Nevis to pursue employment in non-traditional areas will be launched on March 08, 2016, the same day Nevis joins the world to observe International Women’s Day. However, the programme will begin in April.

The Gender Affairs Division, Social Services Department in the Ministry of Social Development will implement the Non-traditional Occupations for Women (NOW) Programme, a brainchild of Coordinator of the Gender Affairs Division Lorraine Archibald.

She told the Department of Information on March 07, 2016, that she realised on retirement women do not have skills they could use elsewhere. However, that is not the case where men are concerned. (more…)

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