• Women’s Mentorship Programme – Applications Invited

    Women’s Mentorship Programme – Applications Invited0

    The Ministry of Equality is inviting applications for the first Gibraltar Mentorship Programme for women. This initiative was introduced as a call-to-action by the Minister for Equality, Samantha Sacramento MP, on International Women’s Day, and forms a key part of the Ministry of Equality’s gender equality strategy. The Ministry of Equality’s research indicates that, like

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  • Gib delegation at Commonwealth parliamentary meeting

    Gib delegation at Commonwealth parliamentary meeting0

    A delegation from the Gibraltar Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association yesterday attended the British Islands and Mediterranean Region annual general meeting in London. The meeting included discussions on regional strategy, international matters and Commonwealth Women Parliamentary themes. There was also be a workshop on youth engagement in the political process. Minister for Housing and

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  • Pro-Life group champions ‘pragmatic, positive’ alternatives to abortion

    Pro-Life group champions ‘pragmatic, positive’ alternatives to abortion0

    A new group calling itself the Gibraltar Pro-Life Movement has been set up locally. In statement the group says it is independent of political persuasion but wants to engage the community at large, including the Government and Opposition parties, in offering pragmatic and positive alternative solutions to abortion. The group points out that it is

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  • Together Gibraltar to campaign for referendum on abortion

    Together Gibraltar to campaign for referendum on abortion0

    The Together Gibraltar movement will campaign for a referendum on the issue of abortion. The movement, which was founded my Independent MP Marlene Hassan Nahon, decided to push for the referendum after a vote following a meeting last night. A total of 30 members of Together Gibraltar participated in the vote, including some who voted

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  • Irish referendum spurs pro-choice campaigners in Gibraltar

    Irish referendum spurs pro-choice campaigners in Gibraltar0

    Spurred by the result of the Irish referendum on abortion, the Equality Rights Group signalled this weekend that it will intensify its lobbying for a change in Gibraltar’s law too. In a referendum on Friday, Ireland voted to scrap a prohibition on abortion by a margin of two-to-one, a landslide victory that astonished campaigners as

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  • ERG awards recognise contributions to civil society

    ERG awards recognise contributions to civil society0

    Equality Rights Group Chainman Felix Alvarez presided over the sixth Independent Civil Society Awards held at the Garrison Library yesterday. The event saw the presentation of four awards to individuals who made a contribution to civil rights in Gibraltar. Awards were presented to Tamsin Suarez for her broad work on women’s rights, to the family

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