Guest Writer Getty Images Native women on average must work an additional nine months to make what white men earn in a year. Native Women Equal Pay Day. The Equal Pay Act, signed into law inwas meant to end the gender pay gap by making it illegal for employers to discriminate against employees by paying them less based only on their gender.
Focusing on the long, hard struggle to combat criminals, Mr Holness urged communities to work with the security forces, who all too often are asked to put their very lives on the line.
We are at one with the prime minister that this professional, positive attitude by most members of the security forces, despite hardship, is worthy of being called heroic, and it is something that will endear them to the crime-weary public.
In such circumstances, the least the police and army personnel on the front line should expect from communities is full cooperation.
Sadly, as the prime minister pointed out, a long-running culture of distrust for the security forces has often made such cooperation difficult. Dr Phillips, in zeroing in on community building, pointed to the importance of volunteerism being so crucial in the drive towards Jamaican nationhood in the last century.
Real heroes and heroines, he suggested, included those who serve in community organisations and offer help to the most vulnerable.
We would do well to emulate these Jamaicans who continue to give voluntary service every day.
Recognising that generosity on a purely individual or personal level could go only so far, Ms Dixon formed a charity group Bless to Bless Foundation that is now raising funds to help the elderly, send children to school, and assist those in need of health care, among much else.
Note Ms Dixon's observation of the effect of the newly formed charity in bringing focus to the lives of young people: That profound example by Ms Dixon represents the best of our Jamaican people and marks an enduring trait which will be celebrated today in the annual National Heroes' Day awards presentation ceremony at King's House.“Women are the backbone of any nation and whether it is a rural canvas or a technical arena or a seat of power – politics, her presence and participation is inevitable and unquestionable.” Says -Arti Gaur, Founder & Owner, Quinta Essentia Organic.
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The Seychellois women are the backbone of the island nation and I can add that they are superior to the man.
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Jul 23, · Tag Archives: backbone of the nation Mustering and Musing Josh and Marc were away over the weekend and there was a bit of cattle work to be done so Jeff enlisted my help, a change of activity for me and a leap of faith for him!