A brief handing over ceremony was held at the new Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital this morning. A generous donation of approximately US$120,000 was gifted to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospit...

March 11, 2016

The second 20,000 Strong Women's Empowerment Rally brought together thousands of women from across Belize in another massive show of unity. They were joined by an impressive showing of men supporting the movement for equality. The crowd mar...

February 25, 2016

The Special Envoy for Women and Children with support from UNICEF Belize launched the publication, “Having Fun with Rights: A Children’s Rights Activity Book”, at the Bliss Center for Performing Arts this morning.

 

The book targets children...

October 27, 2015

A new Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) were inaugurated at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital this morning. The project, spearheaded by Mrs. Kim Simplis Barrow, Special Envoy for Women and Childr...

March 25, 2015

 

The office of the Special Envoy for Women and Children has partnered with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to produce animated videos from the My Body is Precious “good touch, bad touch” book in the Garifuna, Maya and English lang...

September 25, 2014

 

Mrs. Kim Simplis Barrow, the Special Envoy for Women and Children and Spouse of the Prime Minister of Belize, hosted the “First Ladies' Global Call to Action Conference on Women’s and Girls’ Financial Health”. The conference was a side eve...

August 29, 2014

 

The National Call to Action Conference on Women and Girls’ Financial Health, hosted by the Special Envoy for Women and Children on Friday, August 29th, was a great success.

 

The event was a continuation of the 20,000 STRONG Women’s Empowerm...