Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says government is to introduce new innovative programs in the next financial year that will be targeting unemployment among women in Dominica.
Skerrit said his government is committed towards narrowing the unemployment gap in the country.
“We will be implementing several programs in the next financial year which will target unemployment, particularly among the women in Dominica. There are also various programs in the social welfare department, education, payment of grants to day care centers and free health care,” he said.
Skerrit, who made this disclosure on the Next Level radio program, said government will also continue several programs in its next financial year.
These programs, according to the Prime Minister, include ‘Yes We Care,’ the provision of concessionary and free inputs to farmers and small business unit.