Jamaica’s domestic worker advocate, Shirley Pryce, was yesterday bestowed with CARICOM’s Triennial Award for Women.
The honour was conferred during the opening ceremony of the Conference of Heads of Government in Grenada.
She’s the 12th recipient of the prestigious award.
CARICOM described Ms. Pryce, as a veteran advocate for domestic workers rights, motivational speaker and an example of women’s empowerment.
Ms. Pryce is the founder and president of the Jamaica Householders Worker’s Union.
Meanwhile, matters relating to the economy and combating the impact of climate change are expected to dominate discussions at the Conference over the next two days.