Country Trinidad and Tobago
Year 2001
Type of Measure Prevention > Working with men and boys
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual violence, Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


The Male Support Programme was established in 2001 by the Gender Affairs Division.

The objectives of the programme are:

  • To provide men with the knowledge/skills of basic cooking techniques
  • To develop the skills, knowledge and practices of fine dining
  • To provide tools for bonding and support to family members
  • To educate males on the roles that can be shared in the household

Twenty one (21) programmes were conducted throughout Trinidad for the financial year 2007/2008.  A total of three hundred and eighty five (385) men participated.

For more information on the programme, please refer to the Gender Affairs Division Annual Report (2007-2008), p. 5 to 12.

Source of Information

Annual Report of the Gender Affairs Division (2007-2008), p. 5-12