8 March 2020 Almost 25 years ago, Jamaica joined 188 countries in adopting the Beijing Declaration and the Platform for Action to achieve gender-equality. We committed to take action to achieve parity in 12 critical areas, including: poverty; education and training; health; violence; economy; as well as power and decision-making.…
Kingston, 3 March 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has said the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry and the University of the West Indies Open Campus on Sexual Harassment Training and Research is an important effort on the…
11 February 2020 Science is exciting. Science is useful. Through science we gain a better understanding of our world and devise solutions to many of the challenges that we face. But science is an area with too few women and girls. We can change that. This International Day for Women…
Kingston, 13 January 2020 - The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, is calling on Jamaicans to intervene to end gender based violence. Minister Grange made the plea as she condemned acts of domestic violence during which Suzanne Easy of Portmore, St Catherine, and Nevia…
Morant Bay, St Thomas 22 December 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced that a new nursery, to be constructed at the Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation location in Morant Bay, will be named in honour of Miss World, Toni-Ann Singh.…
Kingston, 14 December 2019 – The Minister of the Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport has congratulated the new Miss World, Jamaica’s Toni-Ann Singh. Toni-Ann won the title in London today. Minister Grange said Toni-Ann is a most deserving winner. Minister Grange:“I am so happy for Toni-Ann. She is an outstanding…
Kingston, 9 December 2019 – The Minister of the Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport is urging Jamaicans to participate in the consultations surrounding The Sexual Harassment Act, 2019. Minister Grange who is chairing the Joint Select Committee of Parliament appointed to consider and report on the Bill says the legislation…
Kingston, 29 November 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, is assuring women suffering domestic abuse that her Ministry will relocate them and help them to rebuild their lives. In her statement to the House of Representatives to mark the International Day for…
(Please check against delivery) STATEMENT TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES By the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and SportThe Honourable Olivia Grange, CD, MPTuesday, 26 November 2019 Mr Speaker, yesterday Jamaica joined the rest of the world in commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. It…
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Minister's charge

I remain hopeful because of the giftedness of the Jamaican people; their warmth and creativity; their dynamism and indomitable spirit that have resulted in excellence in all sectors.

It is by tapping into the gifts and awakening the spirit of the Jamaican people that we will, by God’s grace, re-group, re-engineer and re-open to a brighter future with Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport.

Olivia Grange

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