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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


NEF: Empowering women to become financially independent

Date:January 31, 2020|Domain:Business & Industry--Education & Training--Gender

GIS – 31 January, 2020: Some 29 women from the region of Port Louis, Quartier Militaire, and Plaine Wilhems, who have completed a course in Pastry Making were awarded, yesterday, certificates during a ceremony held at the seat of the National Empowe


Workshops to advance the cause for gender equality

Workshops to advance the cause for gender equality
Date:January 29, 2020|Domain:Gender

GIS - 29 January, 2020: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in collaboration with the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius is organising a series of lectures and workshops on issues pertaining to women’s rights and c


Capacity building workshop on Gender Mainstreaming for officers of public and parastatal bodies

Capacity building workshop on Gender Mainstreaming for officers of public and parastatal bodies
Date:January 20, 2020|Domain:Gender

GIS - 20 January, 2020: A two-day capacity building workshop regrouping some 60 officers from various public organisations and parastatal bodies was held, on 16 and 17 January 2020, at the Intercontinental Hotel in Balaclava. The primary objective o