US-JA Partners against Gender-Based Violence

Each year, on November 25, we commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and observe the accompanying 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence (GBV), culminating in Human Rights Day on December 10. Established in 1999 by the United Nations General Assembly, this day – and the ensuing campaign – offers ...
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U.S. Embassy Jamaica supports Women in Crisis

On Wednesday October 11, 2017 Woman Inc officially opened the newly renovated Women’s Crisis Shelter.  This was made possible through USAID’s Community Empowerment and Transformation Phase II project (USAID COMET II).  The cost of the renovation was in excess of J$15M. The shelter will serve as a safe space for victims of rape, incest and ...
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