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Round table to reflect on measures to combat domestic violence

Round table to reflect on measures to combat domestic violence
Date:October 02, 2019|Domain:Gender

GIS - 02 October, 2019: A round table regrouping various major stakeholders will be organised with the objective to reflect on new measures and initiatives needed to combat the social scourge of domestic violence. The Vice-Prime Minister, Minister


Vice-Prime Minister calls for collective efforts to combat domestic violence

Vice-Prime Minister calls for collective efforts to combat domestic violence
Date:September 24, 2019|Domain:Gender--Social Security

​GIS - 24 September, 2019: Domestic violence is not only a legal issue but it is also a societal problem which needs to be addressed collectively and at individual level.   The Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Local Government and Outer Islands, Mi


Women entrepreneurs encouraged to develop business relationships

Women entrepreneurs encouraged to develop business relationships
Date:August 15, 2019|Domain:Business & Industry--Gender

GIS - 15 August, 2019: A ‘Business to Business Meeting’, aiming to provide a platform to enable women entrepreneurs to interact and develop business relationships with potential buyers, was held yesterday, at the Caudan Arts Centre, in Port Louis. 


10th Indian Ocean Islands Games: Fitness and Wellbeing Festival to valorise female athletes

10th Indian Ocean Islands Games: Fitness and Wellbeing Festival to valorise female athletes
Date:July 17, 2019|Domain:Youth & Sports--Gender

GIS - 17 July, 2019: A Fitness and Wellbeing Festival, is being held today, at Plaza, Rose-Hill, with the objective to valorise the contribution of Mauritian female athletes participating in the 10th Indian Ocean Islands Games (IOIG) which will be h


Chinese Embassy donates equipment to Mauritian Women Empowerment centres

Chinese Embassy donates equipment to Mauritian Women Empowerment centres
Date:July 17, 2019|Domain:Gender--International Relations

GIS – 17 July, 2019: A donation of equipment ceremony, to celebrate the good relationship between Mauritius and China, was organised, this morning at Rose Hill Women Empowerment Centre, by the Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Famil


International Day of the Seafarer 2019: Promoting gender equality in the maritime community

International Day of the Seafarer 2019: Promoting gender equality in the maritime community
Date:July 05, 2019|Domain:Fisheries--Gender

​GIS - 05 July, 2019: The empowerment of women in seafarers’ jobs and the promotion of gender equality in the maritime community were highlighted by the Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping, Mr Premdut Koonjoo, during


NWEC holds business meeting to improve women entrepreneurs networking

NWEC holds business meeting to improve women entrepreneurs networking
Date:June 25, 2019|Domain:Business & Industry--Gender

GIS - 25 June, 2019: A “Business to Business Meeting" targeting around 55 women entrepreneurs, with the aim to providing a platform to improve networking and facilitating access between women entrepreneurs and well established enterprises, supe


Budget 2019-2020: Promoting Gender Equality and Women Empowerment

Budget 2019-2020: Promoting Gender Equality and Women Empowerment
Date:June 14, 2019|Domain:Gender

GIS– 14 June, 2019: In a bid to lift the social development path for all and address the issue of gender gaps in our society, Budget 2019-2020 makes provision for several measures to be implemented, in addition to the gender mainstreaming programme


Workshop empowering women to become climate resilient

Workshop empowering women to become climate resilient
Date:May 30, 2019|Domain:Gender--Sustainable Development--Environment

GIS – 30 May  2019: A one day workshop on the theme “Women Empowerment in Disaster Risk Reduction and Enhancing Resilience against Extreme Weather”, an initiative of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Centre and the Mauritius Meteor


Gender Mainstreaming: Policy makers of Civil Service to act as catalysts for change

Gender Mainstreaming: Policy makers of Civil Service to act as catalysts for change
Date:May 23, 2019|Domain:Gender

GIS - 23 May, 2019: A briefing session on gender mainstreaming in the Civil Service targeting Senior Chief Executives and Permanent Secretaries, aiming to impart practical gender mainstreaming skills so as to act as catalysts for change and scale up