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Information, Education and Communication Strategy and Costed Action Plan for Gender Equality

Information, Education and Communication Strategy and Costed Action Plan for Gender Equality
Date:December 06, 2019|Domain:Gender

GIS - 06 December, 2019: Several experts and professionals were convened yesterday at a consultative workshop held in presence of the Minister of Gender Equality and Family Welfare, Mrs Kalpana Koonjoo-Shah, at the Gold Crest Hotel in Quatre-Bornes.


Consultative workshop on Perpetrator’s Rehabilitation Programme

Consultative workshop on Perpetrator’s Rehabilitation Programme
Date:November 28, 2019|Domain:Gender--International Relations

GIS - 28 November, 2019: A consultative workshop on the Perpetrator’s Rehabilitation Programme was held, this morning, in presence of the Minister of Gender Equality and Family Welfare, Mrs Kalpana Koonjoo-Shah, the Australian High Commissioner, Mrs


PM to set up high level committee to address scourge of domestic violence

PM to set up high level committee to address scourge of domestic violence
Date:November 25, 2019|Domain:Gender

GIS - 25 November, 2019: The Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, Home Affairs and External Communications, Minister for Rodrigues, Outer Islands and Territorial Integrity, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, announced the setting up of a high level committe


Round table to reflect on measures to combat domestic violence

Round table to reflect on measures to combat domestic violence
Date:October 02, 2019|Domain:Gender

GIS - 02 October, 2019: A round table regrouping various major stakeholders will be organised with the objective to reflect on new measures and initiatives needed to combat the social scourge of domestic violence. The Vice-Prime Minister, Minister


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

Vice-Prime Minister calls for collective efforts to combat domestic violence
Date:September 24, 2019|Domain:Gender--Social Security

​GIS - 24 September, 2019: Domestic violence is not only a legal issue but it is also a societal problem which needs to be addressed collectively and at individual level.   The Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Local Government and Outer Islands, Mi


Women entrepreneurs encouraged to develop business relationships

Women entrepreneurs encouraged to develop business relationships
Date:August 15, 2019|Domain:Business & Industry--Gender

GIS - 15 August, 2019: A ‘Business to Business Meeting’, aiming to provide a platform to enable women entrepreneurs to interact and develop business relationships with potential buyers, was held yesterday, at the Caudan Arts Centre, in Port Louis. 


10th Indian Ocean Islands Games: Fitness and Wellbeing Festival to valorise female athletes

10th Indian Ocean Islands Games: Fitness and Wellbeing Festival to valorise female athletes
Date:July 17, 2019|Domain:Youth & Sports--Gender

GIS - 17 July, 2019: A Fitness and Wellbeing Festival, is being held today, at Plaza, Rose-Hill, with the objective to valorise the contribution of Mauritian female athletes participating in the 10th Indian Ocean Islands Games (IOIG) which will be h


Chinese Embassy donates equipment to Mauritian Women Empowerment centres

Chinese Embassy donates equipment to Mauritian Women Empowerment centres
Date:July 17, 2019|Domain:Gender--International Relations

GIS – 17 July, 2019: A donation of equipment ceremony, to celebrate the good relationship between Mauritius and China, was organised, this morning at Rose Hill Women Empowerment Centre, by the Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Famil


International Day of the Seafarer 2019: Promoting gender equality in the maritime community

International Day of the Seafarer 2019: Promoting gender equality in the maritime community
Date:July 05, 2019|Domain:Fisheries--Gender

​GIS - 05 July, 2019: The empowerment of women in seafarers’ jobs and the promotion of gender equality in the maritime community were highlighted by the Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping, Mr Premdut Koonjoo, during


NWEC holds business meeting to improve women entrepreneurs networking

NWEC holds business meeting to improve women entrepreneurs networking
Date:June 25, 2019|Domain:Business & Industry--Gender

GIS - 25 June, 2019: A “Business to Business Meeting" targeting around 55 women entrepreneurs, with the aim to providing a platform to improve networking and facilitating access between women entrepreneurs and well established enterprises, supe