Caribbean Family Diversity: Factors That Shape The Caribbean Family

Family diversity Factors All the different forms of Caribbean families grew out of varying factors. Factors that have shaped equipped and empowered each type of family unit. The family is pivotal for the good or ill of society because it shapes the individuals who in turn shape the society. The family is also impacted on … Continue reading Caribbean Family Diversity: Factors That Shape The Caribbean Family

Caribbean Family Diversity: The Factors Responsible For Such Family Diversity

The Factors responsible for such Family Diversity Just as there are different functions of a Caribbean family unit so too are there various forms of the family, expanding across all countries, nations, cultures, and ethnic groups. Family Forms There are seven basic types of families in the world: Nuclear - parents and one or more … Continue reading Caribbean Family Diversity: The Factors Responsible For Such Family Diversity

Caribbean Family Diversity: Functions of The Family

The various family forms found in the Caribbean Introduction The family, in many ways, is the birthplace of society. It is our most basic economic, political, and social unit. It is within the Caribbean family that individuals first learn the value of work and the worth of their possessions. It is within the Caribbean family that individuals … Continue reading Caribbean Family Diversity: Functions of The Family

UN Committee on the Rights of the Child Publishes List of Issues for Jamaica

Much of the child-protection framework in Jamaica exists as a result of the country’s obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Convention enshrines the fundamental rights of all children globally and establishes the responsibility of States in safeguarding those rights. Despite ratifying the Convention in 1991, the protection of child rights … Continue reading UN Committee on the Rights of the Child Publishes List of Issues for Jamaica