Kingston, 19 November 2018 (JIS): The Government is facilitating discussions on the introduction of a Paternity Leave Act, to encourage shared parenting, support and mentoring. Speaking at the International Men’s Day forum on November 19 at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Culture,…
MESSAGE BY THE HONOURABLE OLIVIA GRANGE, CD, MP MINISTER OF CULTURE, GENDER, ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORT FOR INTERNATIONAL MEN’S DAY 2018 19 November 2018 Today, we celebrate International Men’s Day and put a special focus on our men. International Men's Day is an opportunity to reflect on the state of the…
KINGSTON, 7 November 2018 (JIS) - The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport is collaborating with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) to develop a ‘No Excuse for Abuse’ public education campaign. The campaign is part of a three-year Memorandum of…
KINGSTON, 7 November 2018 (JIS) - The Government is advanced in the establishment of the first State-run National Shelter to assist women who need to leave abusive environments. Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon. Olivia Grange provided details during a Statement to the House of Representatives on November…
Kingston, 6 November 2018 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has outlined initiatives being undertaken by her Ministry as part of the government’s programme to eliminate violence against women and children. Minister Grange said that although there have been fewer attacks on women…
STATEMENT TO THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT By the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport The Honourable Olivia Grange, CD, MP Tuesday, 6 November 2018 Mr Speaker, I stand today in this House to speak for every woman, every child, every victim and survivor of gender based violence. I’m sure…
Kingston, November 1 – The Government is making it easier for adolescent mothers to complete their education. The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says, “The Policy for the Reintegration of School-Age Mothers into the Formal School System makes it mandatory for adolescent mothers to…
Kingston, 1 October 2018 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced that her Ministry will be getting funding support from UN Women towards the implementation of the National Strategic Action Plan to Eliminate Gender-based Violence. The Minister made the comment as she…
Kingston, September 26 – The Honourable Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, today announced that “the Prevention of Sexual Harassment draft Bill, with all the revisions recommended by Cabinet, is now ready to be signed off on”. “The Bill now reflects recommendations that came from Cabinet regarding…
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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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