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Winners of Adult Literacy Programme dictation competitions rewarded

Winners of Adult Literacy Programme dictation competitions rewarded
Date:October 17, 2017|Domain:Gender

GIS – 17 October 2017: The winners of the French, English and Mauritian Creole Dictation Competitions were announced at a ceremony held today at the Municipal Hall in Port Louis. The competitions were organised by the Adult Literacy Unit of the Nati


Workshop to promote gender concepts in the Mauritius Police Force

Workshop to promote gender concepts in the Mauritius Police Force
Date:October 16, 2017|Domain:Gender--Law and Order

GIS – 16 October 2017: Some 100 officers from various departments and units of the Mauritius Police Force participated in a workshop on the promotion of gender concepts today at the Philippe Oh San Auditorium in Vacoas. The one-day event was joint


Launching of the ‘Men as Caring Partners’ Project in Trèfles

Launching of the ‘Men as Caring Partners’ Project in Trèfles
Date:October 10, 2017|Domain:Gender

GIS - 10 October 2017: The Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare in collaboration with the Association for Population and Development launched the ‘Men as Caring Partners’ project yesterday at Trèfles Community Centre in


Training of women village councillors on political empowerment

Training of women village councillors on political empowerment
Date:October 10, 2017|Domain:Gender

GIS - 10 October, 2017:  A two-day capacity building programme focused on political empowerment of women village councillors kicked off this morning at the Rose-Belle Multipurpose Hall in Rose-Belle. The training aims at inculcating the required ski


Capacity training programme for newly recruited child mentors

Capacity training programme for newly recruited child mentors
Date:October 02, 2017|Domain:Gender

GIS - 02 October, 2017: A capacity training programme aiming to train newly recruited child mentors to support and guide children aged between 10 to 16 years old with mild behavioural problems opened today at Sir Harilal Vaghjee Memorial Hall, in Po


Mauritius hosts forum on the implementation of African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child

Mauritius hosts forum on the implementation of African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child
Date:September 27, 2017|Domain:Gender

GIS – 27 September 2017: The Experience Sharing Forum on the Implementation of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, an initiative of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child in collaboration with


Health desks to be set up in 5 Women Empowerment Centres to curb substance abuse

Health desks to be set up in 5 Women Empowerment Centres to curb substance abuse
Date:September 15, 2017|Domain:Gender--Health

GIS – 15 September 2017: The Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life, is setting up, on a pilot basis, health desks in five Women Empowerment Centres for the


Gender Equality Minister urges community to contribute in suicide prevention

Gender Equality Minister urges community to contribute in suicide prevention
Date:September 11, 2017|Domain:Gender

GIS - 11 September 2017: The Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, Mrs Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo, called upon the community to be more vigilant and attentive to those who are vulnerable and at risk of suicide. This appeal


Public-private partnership to assist girls become strong members of society

Public-private partnership to assist girls become strong members of society
Date:July 24, 2017|Domain:Gender--Health--Employment/Labour--Economy & Finance--Sustainable Development

​GIS – 24 July 2017: Some 300 drop-out school girls aged between 13 and 18 will join the ‘Goal’ Programme, a capacity-building intervention which aims at addressing three levels of personal, social and economic empowerment of adolescent girls using


ICT- New e-Services launched for prompt and effective public service delivery

ICT- New e-Services launched for prompt and effective public service delivery
Date:July 14, 2017|Domain:ICT--Education & Training--Gender

​GIS – 14 July 2017: Thirty-six new e-Services, geared to back Government’s vision in offering effective public services through e-Government initiatives and ICT deployment, were launched yesterday at Cyber Tower 1, in Ebène, by the Minister of Tech