St Kitts and Nevis: The Federation of St Kitts and Nevis has been appreciated for their efforts to fight for gender equality as the Republic of China – Taiwan Resident Ambassador to St Kitts and Nevis Michael Lin a beacon in the fight for gender equality.
Ambassador Lin made these comments while delivering remarks at the opening ceremony of the Department of Gender Affairs’ Gender Expo 2022. The ceremony was held at the Malcolm Guishard Recreational Park on March 18, 2022.
Lin emphasized, “The month of March has witnessed a lot of activities and programmes in Nevis, and the administration have made huge efforts to promote gender equality and highlighted those who have made impeccable efforts towards their goal to build the gap between the two genders”.
He affirmed that the common aspiration of the global community is to develop a more gender-equal society, and there is still no dought that Nevis is spearheading the needed actions.
Ambassador Lin also noted that Taiwan had been working in partnership with the Federation to empower women.
“As many are aware, Taiwan has also collaborated with St. Kitts and Nevis since last year in empowering women in the Federation as employees, self-employed workers or entrepreneurs.
“We are very happy that this strong friendship has allowed us to craft a plethora of initiatives that contribute to the development of an incredible society, helping every woman succeed in whatever path she chooses,” he stated.
The ambassador explained the exposition as a meaningful event that indicated the accomplishments of a group of empowered women and men after participating in a series of workshops hosted by the Department of Gender Affairs.
He said he was very pleased to be a part of the event to witness the achievement of people in an inclusive and sustainable environment. He also wished them well during the event and every success in their future endeavours.