Jamaica: Open letter to the Prime Minister of Jamaica, Mrs Portia Simpson Miller, welcoming improvements to stop violence against women and encouraging new steps forward

By Amnesty International, , Index number: AMR 38/002/2007

In this letter, Amnesty International welcomes the commitment of the Prime Minister of Jamaica to ending violence against women and girls. The letter refers to the major report AMR 38/002/2006 which is part of an international campaign to end violence against women. In the aforementioned report, Amnesty International argues that sexual violence and discrimination against women and girls is unacceptably high in Jamaica.

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