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Equality Can’t Wait For Constitutional Changes

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Former AG, Allyson Maynard-Gibson K.C. addressing whether or not constitutional changes or legislative changes should be prioritized when it comes to women’s issues. 

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NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Former Attorney General, Allyson Maynard-Gibson K.C. addressing whether or not constitutional changes or legislative changes should be prioritized when it comes to women’s issues. 

Maynard-Gibson who was at the forefront of the 2016 gender referendum says she’s disappointed on how it all turned out.

Maynard-Gibson says getting bills like the Nationality Bill, 2022 passed are key in solving the issue in the interim.

Panelist D’asante Small echoes Maynard-Gibson’s frustration of the 2016 Gender Equality Referendum. 

Many of the panelists referring to the Bahamian women’s suffrage movement. Small says their laser-sharp focus on an issue is a strength we need to return to.

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