In Jamaica, G2K wants more youth, women in cabinet and parliament

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In Jamaica, G2K wants more youth, women in cabinet and parliament

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Following Prime Minister Andrew Holness’ announcement last Thursday of an impending Cabinet shuffle early in the new year, members of Generation 2000 (G2K) – the Jamaica Labour Party’s young professional affiliates’ group – have backed calls for more women in senior political roles, including the executive and the general Parliament.

Eighteen of the current 63 members of parliament are females, just shy of the 30 per cent of women in decision-making positions goal set by the Jamaica National Policy for Gender Equality in 2020.

Click here to read the full article published by The Gleaner on 29 December 2021.

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