Life In Leggings - Reclaim Our Streets: Women's Solidarity March Barbados

March 11, 2017

2:00 pm To 5:30 pm

Queen's Park, Bridgetown, St Michael

Event Description

Reclaim Our Streets: Women's Solidarity March is a civil society led regional march organised by Life In Leggings: Caribbean Alliance Against Gender-based Violence.

The regional march is based in Barbados, Antigua & Barbuda, Trinidad & Tobago, Dominica, The Bahamas, Guyana and Jamaica.

Join in solidarity with survivors of gender-based violence, in memory of the women and girls who are no longer with us and to reclaim our streets for the generation of girls who have yet to grow up.

Route: Beginning at Queen's Park, down St. Michael Row, left onto Bridge Street, right onto The Wharf Road, continuing to the end following the curves in the road, then right onto Cowell Street, second right onto Lower Broad Street continuing to Upper Broad Street, up St. Michael Row and ending at Queen's Park.

The gender-based march will culminate with a rally which will include live performances and speeches.

Live musical performance by Ch’An.

Poetry and Spoken Word performances by:
T’afari Steede
Jovana Johnson

Saamiya Cumberbatch - Acting President, Barbados Association of Muslim Ladies and incoming Public Relations Officer, Barbados Youth Development Council
Dr Maria Agard - Dental Surgeon, Aastra Dental Care
Dr. Charmaine Crawford - Institute for Gender and Development Studies: Nita Barrow Unit at the University of the West Indies
Donnya Diane Piggott - LGBTI activist, Co-founder, B-GLAD
Ena Trotman Jemmott (PhD, CPsychol, AFBPsS) - Chartered Organisational Psychologist, experienced researcher in gender based violence (GBV) and child protection specialist
Alian Ollivierre - Managing Director and Lead Consultant/Trainer at Gateway International,
Felicia Browne - Gender Justice Adviser

For further details surrounding the March, please contact Ronelle King at (246) 844-3205 or e-mail info.lifeinleggings@gmail.com .