Month: February 2009

Religion as Gender Ideology

In this essay, we argue that religion, in the Caribbean and Latin America embodies what we term ‘gender ideology’ which, in our discussion, would embody the dialectical contradictions, the unity of opposites, expressed in moments of patriarchal dominance and feminism and women’s liberation. Here, ideology is understood as a system of beliefs, symbols, myths, rituals …

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About Judith Soares

Judith Soares, PhD, is the head of the University of the West Indies' Women and Development Unit.

re-DISCOVER the Caribbean in 2009

Intra-Caribbean tourism is getting a push with the sixth annual re-DISCOVER the Caribbean Show taking place on Friday April 24 and Saturday April 25, 2009 at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Conference Centre in Barbados. Over 100 exhibitors representing 20 Caribbean destinations, including representatives from Belize for the first time, will be taking part. Participants will …

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