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Gender Minister urges women to adopt a culture of entrepreneurship

Gender Minister urges women to adopt a culture of entrepreneurship
Date:February 22, 2018|Domain:Gender--Employment/Labour--Education & Training--Business & Industry

GIS  – 22 February 2018: An entrepreneurship workshop aiming at providing women with necessary information and facilities for business start-ups was held this morning at the Council Room, City Council in Port Louis. The Minister of Gender Equality,


Road Safety: Women and girls sensitised on precautionary road measures

Road Safety: Women and girls sensitised on precautionary road measures
Date:February 20, 2018|Domain:Gender--Law and Order

GIS  – 20 February 2018: A Road Safety Campaign, aiming at sensitising women and girls on precautionary road measures, was held yesterday at the Rabita Hall in Port Louis in presence of the Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family W


Mauritius-China: MoU to reinforce ties between the National Assembly and the National People's Congress

Mauritius-China: MoU to reinforce ties between the National Assembly and the National People's Congress
Date:February 15, 2018|Domain:International Relations--Gender

​GIS - 15 February 2018: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), aiming to consolidate and strengthen collaborative ties between the Mauritius National Assembly and the National People's Congress of China, was signed in early February 2018 during a mee


Cheque amounting to Rs225 000 and DVDs on road safety handed over to National Children’s Council

Cheque amounting to Rs225 000 and DVDs on road safety handed over to National Children’s Council
Date:February 07, 2018|Domain:Gender

GIS - 07 February, 2018: The National Children’s Council (NCC) received a cheque of Rs 225 000 as well as DVDs on road safety for children from the company LafargeHolcim, yesterday afternoon at the seat of the Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Deve


Gender Minister emphasises the contribution of women in the socio-economic development of Mauritius

Gender Minister emphasises the contribution of women in the socio-economic development of Mauritius
Date:December 22, 2017|Domain:Gender

GIS - 22 December, 2017: Women should be recognised for their values and contribution in the socio-economic development of the country and the pivotal role they play in the family. As a caring Government no stone will be left unturned to give women


70th Anniversary of Social Welfare Division: Series of activities organised

70th Anniversary of Social Welfare Division: Series of activities organised
Date:December 14, 2017|Domain:Gender

GIS - 14 December, 2017: A series of activities were organised yesterday at the Wooton Social Welfare Cum Resource Centre (SWCRC) in the context of the 70th anniversary of the Social Welfare Division and Wooton’s SWCRC 8th anniversary. The Minister


National Sales Exhibition 2017 to promote women entrepreneurship

National Sales Exhibition 2017 to promote women entrepreneurship
Date:December 01, 2017|Domain:Gender

GIS - 01 December, 2017: The National Sales Exhibition 2017, aiming to provide a platform for potential women entrepreneurs to showcase their talents and skills and to promote income-generating and entrepreneurial activities of women, was inaugurate


Parenthood Observatory to be set up, says Minister Jadoo-Jaunbocus

Parenthood Observatory to be set up, says Minister Jadoo-Jaunbocus
Date:December 01, 2017|Domain:Gender

GIS – 01 December, 2017: A working session focused on the setting up of a Parenthood Observatory was held yesterday at the Hennessy Park Hotel in Ebène. The aim of the Observatory is to gain better insights and understanding on issues of parenthood,


Child Day Care Centres receive cheques under One Off Grant Scheme

Child Day Care Centres receive cheques under One Off Grant Scheme
Date:November 30, 2017|Domain:Gender

GIS - 30 November, 2017: Under the one off cash grant scheme, the Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, Mrs Roubina Jadoo-Jaunbocus, handed over yesterday in Port Louis cheques to 10 Child Day Care Centres (CDCCs) in dis


Prime Minister calls for end of violence against women and girls

Prime Minister calls for end of violence against women and girls
Date:November 27, 2017|Domain:Gender

GIS – 27 November, 2017: “It is unacceptable that violence against women and girls still happens in 2017. We are here today to say no to any forms of violence against women and girls, this should stop!” The strong call to end violence against women