Everyday Hero: Standing up for LGBTQI rights in Barbados

René at work © UNDP Barbados

UNDP Barbados sat down with René to ask him about his work.

Through your job as an Outreach Worker & Community Advocate, how do you help address domestic violence and sexual gender-based violence?

“No! If you see something, do something and don’t be there speculating.” We get too much of that. Instead, if you someone being wronged, say something. If you are in a place to help, do something.”




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