Barbados Continues Human Rights Push


(Minister Esther Byer Suckoo/BGIS Photo)

The Barbadian government is continuing its human rights campaign with a series of new laws aimed at preventing discrimination, including a legislation on sexual harassment. According to Minister of Labour and Security Dr Esther Byer Suckoo, the government was working on drafting legislation on sexual harassment , along with anti-discrimination laws focusing on HIV/AIDS, race, gender and nationality. Byer-Suckoo met yesterday with Karen McKenzie, advisor at the Human Rights Unit of the Commonwealth Secretariat.

–Barbados Government Information Service


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