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Women economic empowerment, way towards greater social justice, says Vice-Prime Minister

Women economic empowerment, way towards greater social justice, says Vice-Prime Minister
Date:October 04, 2018|Domain:Gender

GIS  – 04 October, 2018: “Government is fully committed to support women to stand on their feet by setting up their own business given the fact that empowering women makes sense from an economic point of view.  It is also the right thing to do if we


NWEC organises Sales exhibition to enhance visibility of women entrepreneurs

NWEC organises Sales exhibition to enhance visibility of women entrepreneurs
Date:August 31, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry--Gender

GIS - 31 August 2018: A sales exhibition for women entrepreneurs registered with the National Women Entrepreneur Council (NWEC) opened on 29 August 2018 at the Esplanade of the Emmanuel Anquetil Building in Port-Louis.  The aim is to encourage the d


Women’s economic empowerment essential for economies to flourish, states Prime Minister

Women’s economic empowerment essential for economies to flourish, states Prime Minister
Date:August 29, 2018|Domain:Gender--Economy & Finance

GIS   – 29 August 2018: The Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) is the right platform to reflect on the underlying causes and consequences of unsustainable policies, create a new economic thinking for women of the IORA region and adopt a unified app


IORA’s Ministerial Conference to finalise Working Group on Women’s Economic Empowerment

IORA’s Ministerial Conference to finalise Working Group on Women’s Economic Empowerment
Date:August 28, 2018|Domain:Gender

GIS – 28 August ,2018: The Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Ministerial Conference focusing on the theme ‘Women’s Economic Empowerment: A Prerequisite for Sustainable Development’, opened this morning at the Ravenala Attitude Hotel in Balaclava.


Vice-Prime Minister reiterates Government’s commitment to support victims of domestic violence

Vice-Prime Minister reiterates Government’s commitment to support victims of domestic violence
Date:August 27, 2018|Domain:Gender

GIS – 27 August, 2018: Government is committed to combat the social scourge of domestic violence by revising laws and coming up with new ways to support the economic empowerment of women who are victims of domestic violence, said the Vice-Prime Mini


Mauritius to host IORA Ministerial Conference on Women’s Economic Empowerment

Mauritius to host IORA Ministerial Conference on Women’s Economic Empowerment
Date:August 20, 2018|Domain:Gender

GIS - 20 August, 2018: The Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare would organise the ‘Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Ministerial Conference on Women’s Economic Empowerment: A pre-requisite for Sustainable Development,


Youth Forum focuses on online child protection

Youth Forum focuses on online child protection
Date:August 17, 2018|Domain:Gender--ICT

GIS - 17 August, 2018: The Mauritius Youth Internet Governance Forum 2018, spanning over two days, opened yesterday at the Municipality of Port-Louis in the presence of the Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Local Government and Outer Islands, and Min


Gender Statistics 2017: Increased proportion of women in most senior positions in government services

Gender Statistics 2017: Increased proportion of women in most senior positions in government services
Date:July 23, 2018|Domain:Gender--Civil Service--Employment/Labour

​GIS – 23 July 2018: The proportion of women in the most senior positions in government services (Senior Chief Executive, Permanent Secretary, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Director, Manager, Judge and Magistrate) increased from 20% in 1997 to 37% in


Minister Jadoo-Jaunbocus encourages women entrepreneurs to adopt innovative practices

Minister Jadoo-Jaunbocus encourages women entrepreneurs to adopt innovative practices
Date:July 19, 2018|Domain:Gender

GIS  - 19 July, 2018: A training of trainer Programme for vocational training in craft skills opened this morning at the National Women Development Centre in Phoenix, in the presence of the Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family W


Gender-based violence: Training Programme on Victim Empowerment and Abuser Rehabilitation Policy launched

Gender-based violence: Training Programme on Victim Empowerment and Abuser Rehabilitation Policy launched
Date:July 13, 2018|Domain:Gender

GIS - 13 July, 2018: A training programme on Victim Empowerment and Abuser Rehabilitation Policy (VEARP), a workplace initiative which aims at addressing the problem of Gender-Based Violence at the workplace, was launched yesterday at Voilà Hotel, B