[World History Archives]

History of women and gender
in Trinidad and Tobago

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   The social history in general of Trinidad and Tobago

Women Continue the Struggle For a Fairer Deal
By Wesley Gibbings, IPS, 8 March 1999. The situation requires work on equity in relationships and households, challenging patriarchal ideas of women's and men's places. A change is taking place in which the ideologies and assumptions of masculinity and femininity are being challenged.
Efforts to Stem Domestic Violence Slow to Bear Fruit
By Peter Richards, IPS, 12 January 2000. Despite a concerted prevention effort by government and grassroots social organisations, deaths resulting from domestic violence continue unabated in Trinidad and Tobago.