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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


Commonwealth Secretary General meets Minister Jadoo-Jaunbocus

Commonwealth Secretary General meets Minister Jadoo-Jaunbocus
Date:July 02, 2018|Domain:Gender

GIS - 02 July, 2018: The Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Baroness Patricia Scotland, Q.C, paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, Mrs. Roubina Jadoo-Jaunbocus, this morning at the Nationa


Government launches four mobile applications to improve service delivery

Government launches four mobile applications to improve service delivery
Date:June 25, 2018|Domain:ICT--Education & Training--Gender

GIS - 25 June, 2018: Four Mobile Applications, namely the Search Gov, Emergency Alert, School Companion and the Family Welfare were launched this morning in Ebène by the Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation, Mr Yogida Sawmynaden, the


Budget 2018-2019: Enhancement of Gender Equality and Support to the Elderly

Budget 2018-2019: Enhancement of Gender Equality and Support to the Elderly
Date:June 19, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Gender--Social Security

GIS – 19 June 2018: One of the pathways on the country’s transformative journey announced in Budget 2018-2019 is the enhancement of the role and participation of women in the country’s development and strengthening support to the elderly. Measures


Minister Jadoo-Jaunbocus reiterates key role of women in Politics

Minister Jadoo-Jaunbocus reiterates key role of women in Politics
Date:June 19, 2018|Domain:Gender--International Relations

GIS – 19 June 2018: The foremost difficulty is not bringing women to the world of politics but maintaining women in this arena. Government is thus fully committed to encouraging women to affirm their significant roles in governance institutions, par


Workshop focuses on cyber security and empowering women through ICT

Workshop focuses on cyber security and empowering women through ICT
Date:June 13, 2018|Domain:ICT--Gender

GIS   - 13 June, 2018: A workshop focusing on the theme ‘Empowering Women through ICT’, aiming at better equipping women to deal with virtual violence and to better protect their children, opened this morning at Ebène. The one-day workshop is a join


Minister Jadoo-Jaunbocus urges teenagers to act responsibly

Minister Jadoo-Jaunbocus urges teenagers to act responsibly
Date:June 07, 2018|Domain:Gender

GIS  - 07 June, 2018: Government is taking proactive measures to curtail the scourge of drugs in the society. To complement these relentless efforts, it is imperative that youngsters are able to clearly discern the impacts of such scourges and bear