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Newly formed female-empowerment group ‘My Dear Melanin’ is hoping to spark discussion on the issue of colourism and racism in the Cayman Islands.
An appeals hearing began on Tuesday involving former Caymanian police officers who claim they were discriminated against on the grounds of age and nationality when they were forced to retire or accept a demotion at age 55.
Cayman’s appointed body that considers complaints regarding gender discrimination has told government officials it does not need to explain its decision in 2016 that Her Majesty’s Prison’s Service discriminated against four male prison supervisors.
A Cayman Islands Grand Court judge has rejected claims in a 2016 lawsuit that the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service employed discriminatory practices in deciding which senior officers should be retired and when those retirements should occur.
Two visiting professors will speak on the subjects of gender discrimination and domestic violence next week at the Harquail Theatre. Verene Shepherd and Dalea Bean will be speaking as part of the University of the West Indies Open Campus’s Roaming Professors Series.
A human rights case of 10 Caymanian police officers who claim they were discriminated against on the grounds of age and nationality when they were forced to retire or accept a demotion at age 55 stalled in Grand Court on Tuesday.
Named for the slain former Cayman Islands Special Olympics athlete, the Disabilities (Solomon Webster) Bill proposes new legislation to protect the rights of disabled people and create a National Council for Persons with Disabilities and a voluntary disabilities register.
A new effort is under way to help promote tolerance and stop discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer individuals in the Cayman Islands.
The 7th annual Queering Paradigms conference, an international conference focused on gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues, will be held in Cayman in June.
After more than a decade of working toward the goal, the Cayman Islands government announced Tuesday that the United Nations would extend the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women – often referred to as CEDAW – to the Cayman Islands.
Ten former and current Royal Cayman Islands Police Service officers have sued the government, claiming they were forced to retire, with some accepting a lower rank in order to maintain employment after they reached age 55.