Wednesday, June 23, 2021

In Pictures: Resolution for Women’s Rights Presented In Special Sitting of Parliament

In observance of the 58th Anniversary of the Enactment of the Right of Women to Vote, and the 25th Anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action — the Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development’s Department of Gender and Family Affairs, Zonta Clubs of The Bahamas, and Caribbean Women in Leadership, hosted a special sitting of the House of Assembly for Women in Parliament and presented a Resolution to the Speaker.

The theme of the Resolution, presented Friday, December 11, was “Accelerating the Empowerment and Advancement of Women in Parliamentary Representation, Economic Development and Protection Against Gender-Based Violence.”

Some of the speakers are pictured making presentations in the House of Assembly.

Mrs. Patricia Minnis, Office of the Spouse of the Prime Minister, and wife of Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis.
Aneesah Abdullah, Sustainable Development Goals Unit, Office of the Prime Minister.
Ismella Davis-Delancy, Deputy Commissioner of Police.
Senator the Hon. Dr. Jasmin Turner-Dareus; and Robyn Lynes, attorney and former Senator, seated.
Allyson Maynard Gibson, former Attorney General and community rights activist.
Ann Marie Davis, wife of the Hon. Philip Davis, Leader of the Opposition.
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