Name of Organisation: Caribbean Association for Feminist Research and Action

Type of Organisation: Regional

Location of Secretariat: St. Lucia

Years in Operation: 32

Address of Secretariat: Cedars Road, Castries, St. Lucia

Telephone Number of Secretariat: (758) 453-1608

Email Address of Secretariat: cafra@candw.lc

Vision of the Organisation: We are committed to understanding the relationship between the oppression of women and other forms of oppression in the society, and we are working actively for change.

Mission of the Organisation: To celebrate and channel the collective power of women for individual and societal transformation, thus creating a climate in which social justice is realized.

Key programme areas of the Organisation: Women in Agriculture, Women and leadership, Trade, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Gender based violence prevention and intervention, The Girl Child, HIV/AIDS, Environmental Protection, Climate Change and Women and Entrepreneurship

Members of the Organisation: 50

Overview of past EPA projects: CAFRA has not only undertaken Research on the EPA, but has also participated in the projects, Women in Caribbean Agriculture – Harnessing the benefits of the EPA and a Trade Mission to Martinique, for women in agro processing and craft production.