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Saturday 15 August, 2020

Lost Tribe, UN Women host Emancipation Day talk

LOST TRIBE and UN Women Caribbean have partnered to host a special Emancipation Day discussion.

Saturday’s talk, as part of the UNLearn series, features Reflections on Women, Beauty and Activism, with iconic names in beauty, pageantry and activism.

The UNLearn series seeks to provide a platform for Caribbean women and men in the region and across the diaspora to discuss how sex, gender and race-based discrimination affects Caribbean and Afro diasporic people.

Further, the series will explore how these factors have contributed to the creation of unhealthy and unsustainable stereotypes and contributed to, or stymied Caribbean development.

The Emancipation talk features: Reigning Miss Universe & Miss South Africa, Zozibini Tunzi, Miss Universe 1998, Wendy Fitzwilliam, 1st Black Miss Universe, Janelle Penny Commissiong, First black Miss World, Jennifer Hosten.

The talk airs from 2 pm-3 pm AST on LOST TRIBE CARNIVAL’S Instagram (@losttribecarnival) and over on UN Women Caribbean Facebook Page Facebook.com/unwomencaribbean.

The UNLearn series encourages Caribbean women and men to highlight what has worked in eliminating sex, gender and race-based inequalities and what else should be done to promote sustainable development regionally.

Through the UNLearn series THE LOST TRIBE & UN Women MCO Caribbean aims to highlight Caribbean voices, to inform and systematically inform ongoing global discussions and movements.

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