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Barbados: Last bastion of male influence?

Categories: Caribbean, Barbados, Women & Gender

A Barbadian community leader asserts that there's no place for girls in the Boy Scout movement, as “there must be organisations within our society that maintain a male influence.” “Here we going again with the usual ‘Bajan women are taking over blablabla’, [1]” says eemanee, “How many times must it be said that maybe, just maybe, men aren't teaching because they don't appreciate the low pay, poor working conditions and the nurturing that teaching entails, NOT because women have conspired to keep them out of the profession!!! [1]