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Barbados Council of Women
Umbrella Organisation
Lyrias, Christchurch

Caribbean Women’s (International) Network
Empowerment through information & self-development. Based in Barbados but serving Caribbean women globally
Barbados Secretariat: Townhouse #2, Lot B12
Graeme Hall Park, Christ Church, Barbados

Centre for Gender and Development Studies
CGDS is a unit within the University of the West Indies (UWI) engaged in a programme of teaching, research and outreach on women and gender issues in Caribbean society. CGDS Cave Hill uses gender analysis to investigate material and ideological relations of gender affecting Caribbean women and men
P.O. Box 64, Bridgetown, Barbados

Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN
DAWN level connects with the priorities of women’s and civil society organisations in each region, and helps strengthen capacity to deal with issues arising from the impacts of globalisation.The organization’s global advocacy work involves working in partnership with other organisations and networks to reform international institutions, ensure that governments live up to the commitments they made in the conferences, and mainstream gender in NGO advocacy initiatives.
Caribbean Secretariat: 11 Gibbons Terrace, Christchurch, Barbados, W.Indies
Ph#: (246) 420 4474

Women and Development Unit (WAND)
Elaine Hewitt
c/o University of West Indies
School of Continuing Studies, Cave Hill Campus, Pinelands, St Michael
Ph #: 1 809 436-6312 or 417 4490
Fax #: 1 809 436-3006


Caribbean Regional Office for UNIFEM
Contact: Joycelin Massiahd
Regional Programme Director, UNIFEM
Room 27 Beckwith Mall
St. Michael, Barbados, W.I.
Ph #:246-437-3970
Fax #: 246-437-7674


United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Ph #: (246)429-2521
Facsimile: (246)429-2448
E-mail address:


Bureau of Women’s Affairs

National Insurance Blding, 2nd Floor
Fairchild St., Bridgetown, Barbados
Ph #: (246) 431-0850/51
Fax #: (246) 431-0850


Permanent Mission of Barbados to the United Nations
Female Ambassador: resident in New York: Her Excellency Ms. June Yvonne Clarke
800 Second Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10017
Ph#: 212 867-8431/ -8432/ -8433/ -8434/ -8435
Fax#: 212 986 1030