Suriname might be the smallest and least populated country in South America, but it is also one of the greenest. Considered a global leader in biodiversity conservation, with more than 90 per cent of its land surface covered by native forests, the nation’s unrivaled natural resources more than make up for its size.
Despite years of policies to promote gender equality in the workplace, no country has managed to make it a reality.
That’s one of the findings of a report launched at the second Barbershop Conference, held in July at UN Headquarters in New York.
Dianne Penn reports.