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Vice-Prime Minister Jeewa-Daureeawoo urges parents to inculcate gender equity values to children at an early stage

Vice-Prime Minister Jeewa-Daureeawoo urges parents to inculcate gender equity values to children at an early stage
Date:December 06, 2018|Domain:Gender--Education & Training

GIS – 06 December 2018: Women have the important role of ensuring the smooth running of the family unit which constitutes an important pillar of the society. By ensuring the welfare of the family members and proper upbringing of their children who a


Joint Monitoring Framework Agreement for tracking progress of Mauritius-EU Gender Action Plan

Joint Monitoring Framework Agreement for tracking progress of Mauritius-EU Gender Action Plan
Date:November 29, 2018|Domain:Gender--Law and Order

GIS – 29 November 2018: A Joint Monitoring Framework Agreement will soon be signed between the Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare and the European Union (EU) with the objective of tracking progress on the implementatio


Prime Minister encourages victims of abuses to report acts of domestic violence and perpetrators

Prime Minister encourages victims of abuses to report acts of domestic violence and perpetrators
Date:November 26, 2018|Domain:Gender--Law and Order

GIS – 26 November 2018: Government is committed to the elimination of gender-based violence and abides by its obligation to espouse values that give women their due respect and dignity. It is crucial to encourage victims to take the first and most i


VPM Jeewa-Daureeawoo hands over Leadership Development Certificates to Women Entrepreneurs

VPM Jeewa-Daureeawoo hands over Leadership Development Certificates to Women Entrepreneurs
Date:November 23, 2018|Domain:Gender--Business & Industry

GIS – 23 November 2018: Certificates were awarded, yesterday, to 44 women entrepreneurs registered with the National Women Entrepreneur Council (NWEC), who have followed the Leadership Development Training Programme during a ceremony held at the Nat


Perpetrators' Rehabilitation Programme to be key pillar in strengthening domestic violence intervention strategies, says VPM

Perpetrators' Rehabilitation Programme to be key pillar in strengthening domestic violence intervention strategies, says VPM
Date:November 22, 2018|Domain:Gender--Law and Order

GIS – 22 November 2018: While the focus is predominantly on supporting the victims of domestic violence, there is global recognition of the need to engage with the perpetrators to be able to address the problem on every front. The Perpetrators' Reha


Women entrepreneurship is a sector which must be exploited to its full potential

Women entrepreneurship is a sector which must be exploited to its full potential
Date:November 16, 2018|Domain:Gender--Business & Industry

GIS – 16 November 2018: Women entrepreneurs make a substantial contribution to the national economy through their participation in start-ups and their growth in small and medium businesses. Women entrepreneurship is therefore a sector which must be


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

Vice-Prime Minister calls for collective effort to combat domestic violence
Date:November 16, 2018|Domain:Law and Order--Gender

GIS – 16 November 2018: Domestic violence is a serious social evil, affecting all spheres of the society and cuts across race, religion and ethnicity. There should be a collective effort on the part of the population, the public and private sectors,


Domestic violence is a national issue, says Vice-Prime Minister Jeewa-Daureeawoo

Domestic violence is a national issue, says Vice-Prime Minister Jeewa-Daureeawoo
Date:November 08, 2018|Domain:Gender--Law and Order

GIS – 08 November, 2018: The plague of domestic violence is a national issue and a serious concern which affects each citizen.  It is nonpolitical and therefore we all have to work in collaboration towards ensuring a fairer society with equal opport


National Sales Exhibition enables 100 women entrepreneurs showcase their know-how

National Sales Exhibition enables 100 women entrepreneurs showcase their know-how
Date:October 26, 2018|Domain:Gender

GIS – 26 October, 2018: A National Sales Exhibition, which is bringing around 100 women entrepreneurs from Social Welfare Centres, was inaugurated yesterday at the Municipal Council of Beau Bassin/Rose Hill.  The objective is to provide women entrep


Victims of gender-based violence to benefit from services of Caravane de Proximité

Victims of gender-based violence to benefit from services of Caravane de Proximité
Date:October 26, 2018|Domain:Gender

GIS - 26 October, 2018: A sensitisation campaign by the Caravane de Proximité targeting victims of gender-based violence, was launched yesterday at the La Concorde Building in Camp Levieux, Rose-Hill in presence of the Vice-Prime Minister and Minist