BUSINESS BYTE: CIBC First Caribbean partners with Leve Domnik for International Women’s Day solidarity march.

Leve Domnik

Roseau, Dominica, 27th of March, 2017-Lévé Domnik, a non-profit group, continues to make progress in Dominica regarding raising awareness of gender-based violence and verbal and physical abuse.In line with their mission, and as part of the International Women’s Day activities, LévéDomnik hosted a solidarity march to raise the public’s awareness about child abuse and gender-based harassment recently. The march, which wasrepeated,in several other countries across the Caribbean, was organized by Life in Leggings – based in Barbados – and took place in – collaboration with the United Nations Women Organization

CIBC FirstCaribbeanInternational Bank provided financial assistance to the group and staff members also showed their solidarity by participating in the march. 

“CIBC FirstCaribbean is proud to support the LévéDomnik movement to raise awareness of gender-based violence and its impact on women and children in Dominica. Gender parity is deeply rooted in the bank’s ideals and this partnership affirms the bank’s commitment to and support of the women in the communities we serve and their causes,” saidMr. Stephen Lander, Manager Retail Banking and Operations at CIBC FirstCaribbean –Dominica.

The coordinators and members of the #LévéDomnik Task Force sincerely thanked the management and staff of CIBC FirstCaribbean for their timely donation towards the Women’s Solidarity March in recognition of International Women’s Day 2017. Their contribution assisted Dominica in joining the rest of the Caribbean in raising awareness of gender-based violence and also offering support to survivors. The event would not have been possible without the timely partnership.

The march was held under the theme ‘Reclaim our Streets, reclaim our homes, reclaim our society’. 

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4 Comments

  1. DA girl
    March 29, 2017

    Dominicans seems to thrive on negativity. This article has been up since yesterday- zero comments. But:
    – Carbon turn down request for UWP March – 107 comments
    Police making noise for salary – 40 comments
    CBI Residency requirement – 54 comments
    Lennox talking about March being denied – 55 comments
    Morocco Hotel – 25 comments
    Builders association- 34 comments

    However, Article on Francophonie day – zero comments
    This article on World Women’s Day and Leve Dominique – zero comments

    Whenever is a roro article comments like crazy. Anything positive, nothing, or ten at best. That is why sometimes DNO having some kinda headlines to pull in the crowd. Bad news sells.

    Anyhoo, great job Delroy and thank you FCIB for your support.

    • televangelists are false prophets
      March 29, 2017

      My comment was deleted actually.

    • Likes
      March 29, 2017

      Not every article will draw comments though. The above article is one for which comments are really not necessary. What would 50 commenters say? In any case, for most of the controversial articles, most times it is one person posting many comments using different names.

      Maybe DNO should have a “thumbs up”, “thumbs down” , or “like” button below every article for those who just want to approve or disapprove of the article, without making a comment.

    • Tjebe fort
      March 29, 2017

      Listen DA girl, did these people seek permission for their march from the chief o police and did they get it? I’m sure they have a very worthwile cause but forgive me , a march for our democratic rights and electoral reform is far more significant as far as I’m concerned. Get real.

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