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National Sales Exhibition 2017 to promote women entrepreneurship

National Sales Exhibition 2017 to promote women entrepreneurship
Date:December 01, 2017|Domain:Gender

GIS - 01 December, 2017: The National Sales Exhibition 2017, aiming to provide a platform for potential women entrepreneurs to showcase their talents and skills and to promote income-generating and entrepreneurial activities of women, was inaugurate


Parenthood Observatory to be set up, says Minister Jadoo-Jaunbocus

Parenthood Observatory to be set up, says Minister Jadoo-Jaunbocus
Date:December 01, 2017|Domain:Gender

GIS – 01 December, 2017: A working session focused on the setting up of a Parenthood Observatory was held yesterday at the Hennessy Park Hotel in Ebène. The aim of the Observatory is to gain better insights and understanding on issues of parenthood,


Child Day Care Centres receive cheques under One Off Grant Scheme

Child Day Care Centres receive cheques under One Off Grant Scheme
Date:November 30, 2017|Domain:Gender

GIS - 30 November, 2017: Under the one off cash grant scheme, the Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, Mrs Roubina Jadoo-Jaunbocus, handed over yesterday in Port Louis cheques to 10 Child Day Care Centres (CDCCs) in dis


Prime Minister calls for end of violence against women and girls

Prime Minister calls for end of violence against women and girls
Date:November 27, 2017|Domain:Gender

GIS – 27 November, 2017: “It is unacceptable that violence against women and girls still happens in 2017. We are here today to say no to any forms of violence against women and girls, this should stop!” The strong call to end violence against women


New programmes to be implemented in shelters for overall well-being of children

New programmes to be implemented in shelters for overall well-being of children
Date:November 20, 2017|Domain:Gender

GIS – 20 November, 2017: New programmes aimed at ensuring warm and loving child care settings within shelters and residential care institutions where children are nurtured, valued and protected will be implemented soon by the Ministry of Gender Equa


Greenwich University organises International Youth Empowerment Development Forum

Greenwich University organises International Youth Empowerment Development Forum
Date:November 16, 2017|Domain:Gender--Sustainable Development

GIS – 16 November, 2017: An International Youth Empowerment Development Forum (IYEDF), organised at the initiative of the Greenwich University Pakistan Mauritius Branch Campus, was held yesterday in Ebène. It aimed at developing the youth through va


Media campaign to sensitise population against domestic violence

Media campaign to sensitise population against domestic violence
Date:November 10, 2017|Domain:Gender--Law and Order

GIS - 10 November, 2017: A media campaign with a video clip, advertisement, and artwork for posters and billboards will be launched on 25 November 2017 by the Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare in the context of the In


Capacity building programme for prison officers on gender issues

Capacity building programme for prison officers on gender issues
Date:November 09, 2017|Domain:Gender--Law and Order

GIS – 09 November, 2017: The necessity to promote gender equality as a key element for a healthy and prosperous society as well as the basis for human rights was the gist of the speech of the Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family


An Action Plan on Intimate Partner Violence in the pipeline

An Action Plan on Intimate Partner Violence in the pipeline
Date:November 08, 2017|Domain:Gender--Judiciary--Law and Order

​GIS– 08 November, 2017: “The Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare is currently finalising an Action Plan on Intimate Partner Violence whereby a series of measures focusing on, among others, the strengthening of existing


Former New Zealand Prime Minister highlights importance of Gender Equality

Former New Zealand Prime Minister highlights importance of Gender Equality
Date:November 07, 2017|Domain:International Relations--Foreign Affairs--Gender

GIS - 07 November, 2017: Gender Equality was the focus of a half-day lecture delivered by Former New Zealand Prime Minister, also the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, Mrs Helen Clark, yesterday at the Cyber Tower 1 in Ebène