Candice Stewart is a Jamaican writer and blogger. She enjoys writing about entrepreneurs, their journeys and impact. For her blog, she highlights life lessons from varied experiences. She has also unlocked a passion for climate change and its impact on vulnerable people.
Candice is currently a Climate Tracker Fellow as she explores Climate Justice stories within Jamaica and the Caribbean.
Latest posts by Candice Stewart
Non-profits in both islands have been advocating for the use of more environmentally friendly, reusable menstrual products as a way to directly combat period poverty amidst climate change events.
It is a widespread issue that affects women and girls who cannot afford necessary menstrual products such as sanitary pads, tampons, or menstrual cups.
How easily can vulnerable communities access information on climate change? How much more needs to be done? Is the provision of climate funding, or lack thereof, a contributing factor?
"People talk about being climate resilient, but not a lot is being done to educate. There isn’t [enough] public awareness [of] climate change resiliency for Persons With Disabilities."