Gender Minister, Olivia Grange, says part of the challenge facing Jamaican males is their understanding of their masculinity and cultural gender expectations.

The minister also reiterated the need to eliminate corporal punishment in Jamaica.

She says these are at the root of the society’s challenges.

Olivia Grange, Minister of Gender speaking recently in Kingston at a policy meeting on Masculinity in the Caribbean.

Meanwhile, Minister Grange is inviting victims of domestic violence to contact the Ministry.

She says efforts are underway to expand the Ministry’s reach to women affected by domestic violence.