General Press Release

Grenada, November 9, 2021 Press Release Spotlight project on legal reform to combat and eliminate violence against women and girls gains momentum The Grenada Spotlight Initiative is championing significant legal reforms to address violence against women and girls and to promote enhanced gender equality.  To this end, a number of position papers has been developed, […]

Press Release : Grenada Spotlight – No to sexual harrasment

Grenada Spotlight legal reform agenda targets sexual harassment Making sexual harassment unlawful must be an immediate priority as part of sweeping legal reforms currently taking place in the country, according to the Grenada Spotlight Initiative. At the moment, no sexual harassment law has been passed in Grenada, but there are significant developments in the pipeline […]

Press Release: Grenada Spotlight legal reform agenda targets sexual harassment

Grenada Spotlight legal reform agenda targets sexual harassment Making sexual harassment unlawful must be an immediate priority as part of sweeping legal reforms currently taking place in the country, according to the Grenada Spotlight Initiative. At the moment, no sexual harassment law has been passed in Grenada, but there are significant developments in the pipeline […]

Press Release: Equality for Women in common law

Spotlight supports move to bring equality for women in ‘common law’ relationships The often risky financial position of women in non-marital relationships may become a thing of the past if sweeping family law reforms promoted by the Grenada Spotlight Initiative are passed.    “Laws should reflect reality and family structures as they are now so […]

Press Release: Grenada Spotlight backs Romeo legislation for youngsters

Spotlight seeks reform to stop criminalising adolescents who have consensual sex Young people under the age of 16 who have sex with each other freely should no longer be criminalised, argues the Grenada Spotlight Initiative, a legal reform project supporting so-called ‘Romeo clause’ legislation. The criminalisation of consensual sexual acts among adolescents, Spotlight argues, results […]

Press Realease : Grenada Spotlight- No more leniency for intimate rapists

Grenada Spotlight: No more leniency for men who rape their wives. Equality in rape sentencing needed Rapists who attack their spouses should face the same penalties as other rapists, says the multi-partner Grenada Spotlight Initiative which works to eliminate violence against women and girls.  Currently, those who rape their spouses incur a maximum sentence of […]