The Absent Caribbean Father. Myth or Reality?

May 15, 2015
1 min read

Whenever we hear the phrase “Caribbean Father” it’s usually in a negative statement or relating to some problem in Caribbean society.

I want to ask this direct question. Is it correct to say that most Caribbean fathers have been absent from the job of fathering their children?

At a celebration of International Day of the Family held in Nassau, the Minister of Social Services, the Hon. Melanie S. Griffin, spoke about the role of fathers in the Bahamian family.

Here is what she had to say in the video clip below

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Tisha Ricketts

Born and raised in Freeport Bahamas, I am a lover of Caribbean life and all things equal. I believe that someday, the Caribbean will come together as one nation

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