Mauritius

Country summary:

Board Member Loga Virahsawmy
Staff Members Anushka Virahsawmy &

Sheistah Bundhoo-Deenoo

When registered 2008
Alliance focal network Media Watch Organisation
Government COEs 12 councils and 134 villagesView the Centres of Excellence
Media COEs 4
Key partners

 

Projects

Media Watch Organisation, LUX Resorts and Hotels, Young Queer Alliance, European Union, Australian High Commission and United States Embassy, Decentralised Coorperation Programme (DCP), CIM Finance, HSBC Bank Mauritius, SBM Bank Mauritius, National CSR Foundation & Individual Donors

One of the major project for Gender Links Mauritius is the Safe Haven Halfway Home launched on the 1st September 2017

Click here for the Mauritius country report.

Mauritius Strategy 2016 – 2020 


Mauritius: How many more?

Mauritius: How many more?

By Loga Virahsawmy Port Louis, 22 June: How many more deaths of children are we waiting before we change the law? I could not believe my ears listening to the radio this morning announcing that a pregnant married 13 year old girl died. According to the Civil Code, the minimum age of marriage in Mauritius is […]

July 10, 2018 Themes: Children | Gender based violence Programs: Gender & Governance

Mauritius: Saving and changing lives

Mauritius: Saving and changing lives

By Sheistah Bundhoo Melrose, 25 April – “I came out of the Rehabilitation Youth Centre in 2017 after being condemned for three years given that I ran away from my parental home. I still remember the abuse I faced on the part of my step mother who always had a preference for her biological daughter. […]

April 27, 2018 Themes: Young Women | Youth Programs: Advocacy | Gender & Governance | Gender Justice

Political dialogue – ‘the place of Women in Politics in Mauritius’

Gender Links Mauritius have organised a workshop entitled ‘Political dialogue – the place of women in Politics in Mauritius’. The event was organised in collaboration with MACOSS and took place on the 15th of March 2018 at the MACOSS Regional Training Centre in Moka. The Panelists included: Malini Sewocksingh from PMSD Party Arvin Boolell from […]

March 20, 2018 Themes: Politics Programs: Gender & Governance

The Safe Haven Halfway Home – Mauritius

  The SAFE HAVEN HALFWAY HOME (SHHH) is a temporary shelter for teenage girls who are homeless due to abuse and rejection from family members. SHHH welcomes residents coming from the Rehabilitation Youth Centre (RYC) in Mauritius and other children shelters. Reaching the age of 18, these teenage girls are no longer under the responsibility […]

Changing Lives – Stories of Safe Haven Halfway Home Residents

Below are the stories of our residents : Dola* our first resident is 18 years old originally from Terre Rouge. At 13 she started smoking synthetic drugs and ran away from her home. She was locked in the Rehabilitation Youth Centre (RYC) (children prison), for one year and as soon as she got out, she […]

“How not to lose money”

“How not to lose money”

By Didier Marcel and Nesha Ramen Mauritius 13 December 2017: The Mauritian Chapter of the SADC Protocol Alliance Network, Mauritius Media Watch Organisation embarked on the first series of courses for Women Entrepreneur. The aim of the courses is to help women especially those who are at the margins of society to know how to […]

Vacoas Phoenix COE Report Card

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept 25 June 2010 Feb 2013 Vacoas Score Card Progress Score Card II Situation analysis June 2010 Institutional Case Study III SADC Protocol on gender and development 23 June 2011 IV Inception workshop October 2012 V Action planning workshop 19  September 2012 […]

August 14, 2017 Themes: Local Government Programs: Gender & Governance

Riviere du Rempart COE Report Card

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept February 2013 Riviere du Rempart Case Study II Situation analysis Institutional Profile III SADC Protocol on gender and development IV Inception workshop 17-19 September 2014 Inception and Planning V Action planning workshop  Village workshop_Amaury Village workshop_Cottage Village workshop_Goodlands Village workshop_Mapou Village […]

August 14, 2017 Themes: Local Government Programs: Gender & Governance

Quatre Bornes Municipal Council COE Report Card

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept 28 July 2012 February 2013 Buy-In report Scorecard II Situation analysis Situation Analysis report III SADC Protocol on gender and development 17 November 2010 Village workshop report IV Inception workshop 15-16 November 2010 COE workshop report V Action planning workshop VI […]

Beau Bassin/ Rose Hill COE report card

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept Score Card Institutional Profile II Situation analysis III SADC Protocol on gender and development 20 March 2011 IV Inception workshop  2011  Workshop Report V Action planning workshop 17-18 March 2011 GBV Action Plan VI Adoption of action plan and signing of […]

Mauritius

Office

Country ManagerAnushka Virahsawmy
Phone437 3960
Emailmaumanager@genderlinks.org.za
AddressCorperative Road, Melrose, Moka