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Direct Aid Programme to address gender-related issues

Direct Aid Programme to address gender-related issues
Date:July 01, 2020|Domain:Gender

​GIS – 01 July 2020: The Ministry of Gender Equality and Family Welfare embarked on a new initiative to promote gender equality and maintain the fight against gender-based violence, through the signing of the Direct Aid Programme with the United Nat


Participants in training programme on ‘Women Empowerment on Boards’ receive certificates

Participants in training programme on ‘Women Empowerment on Boards’ receive certificates
Date:June 29, 2020|Domain:Gender--Sustainable Development

​GIS – 29 June 2020: Some 30 Permanent Secretaries (PS), Deputy PS, Assistant PS of the Public Service received certificates for the completion of a five-day training programme focusing on ‘Women Empowerment on Boards’. The award ceremony was held


Government will safeguard the rights of each child, says Minister Koonjoo-Shah

Government will safeguard the rights of each child, says Minister Koonjoo-Shah
Date:June 25, 2020|Domain:Gender

​GIS – 25 June 2020: All children around the world are entitled to the same rights and Government will ensure that the rights of each child of the Republic of Mauritius are respected, said the Minister of Gender Equality and Family Welfare, Mrs Kalp


Budget 2020-2021 enunciates concrete actions to help recovery of country from Covid-19 pandemic, says Gender Minister

Date:June 10, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Gender

GIS - 10 June, 2020: Budget 2020-2021 will steer the country in the right direction towards bringing hope and salvation to our people during the Post-Covid challenging time and ensure that our current difficulties will be faced with vigour and resil


Women cooperators encouraged to adopt sustainable consumption and production practices

Women cooperators encouraged to adopt sustainable consumption and production practices
Date:March 16, 2020|Domain:Environment--Gender

GIS - 16 March, 2020: A one-day workshop aiming at empowering women cooperators to adopt sustainable consumption and production practices in their daily activities, was launched this morning in presence of the Minister of Environment, Solid Waste Ma


International Women’s Day: Prime Minister calls for a change in mindset

International Women’s Day: Prime Minister calls for a change in mindset
Date:March 09, 2020|Domain:Gender

GIS - 09 March, 2020: A change in mindset and behaviour is imperative to uphold gender equality and empower women’s equal participation in all spheres, for a fairer and more equitable society. The Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, made thi


A new National Gender Policy to review policies and promote gender equality

A new National Gender Policy to review policies and promote gender equality
Date:March 03, 2020|Domain:Gender

GIS - 03 March, 2020: A new National Gender Policy for the next 10 years is being formulated to serve as an effective tool for Ministries and other institutions to review policies and promote gender equality, stated the Minister of Gender Equality a


Gender and Inequality: IMF holds talk to sensitise senior officials on the SDG 5

Gender and Inequality: IMF holds talk to sensitise senior officials on the SDG 5
Date:February 24, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Gender--Education & Training--Employment/Labour

GIS - 24 February, 2020: A talk on Gender and Inequality, in line with the Sustainable Development Goal 5 (SDG 5), organised by the University of Mauritius, and the Regional Multidisciplinary Centre of Excellence, was held on 20 February at the R. B


Gender-based violence impacts both victims and the country, says PM

Gender-based violence impacts both victims and the country, says PM
Date:February 19, 2020|Domain:Gender

GIS – 19 February, 2020: The priority of Government is to ensure the protection of one and all and the issue of gender-based violence has an impact not only on victims, families and children, but also on the country in terms of productivity and cost


Restructuration of National Women’s Council to better provide assistance to women

Restructuration of National Women’s Council to better provide assistance to women
Date:February 06, 2020|Domain:Gender

GIS - 06 February, 2020: The National Women’s Council (NWC) will be restructured to better provide assistance in the implementation and evaluation of Government policies relating to the needs of women, stated the Minister of Gender Equality and Fami