Mauritius

Country summary:

Board Member Loga Virahsawmy
Staff Members Anushka Virahsawmy and Sheistah Bundhoo
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 AILES, LEAD, PILS, MWO, LUX Resorts and Hotels, Young Queer Alliance, European Union, Australian High Commission and United States Embassy, Decentralised Coorperation Programme (DCP), CIM Finance

Click here for the Mauritius country report.

Mauritius Strategy 2016 – 2020

War@home: Gender-based violence indicators study: Mauritius country report

About a quarter of women in Mauritius have experienced some form of gender-based violence (GBV) in their lifetime including partner and non-partner violence. An almost similar proportion of men admit to perpetuating violence against women in their lifetime. Most of the violence occurs within intimate partner relationships. Almost a quarter of women have experienced it […]

GL@15: Down memory lane: GL’s Francophone operations

GL@15: Down memory lane: GL’s Francophone operations

“Veni, vidi, vici” (Classical Latin: “I came; I saw; I conquered”): so Julius Caesar told the Roman Senate around 47 BC after he had achieved a quick victory in his short war against Pharnaces II of Pontus at the Battle of Zela. Fifteen years ago, GL saw the opportunity to venture into the French speaking […]

May 16, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: News

Maurituis: *Bellinda

Maurituis: *Bellinda

I did not believe in myself before. The training which I followed at Gender Links was very helpful. It allowed me build my confidence. Everything was so interesting. I loved every single day spent at this training. I joined the training in 2014. I was able to attend all three phases. This experience was a […]

May 16, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Maurituis: *Babe Kau

Maurituis: *Babe Kau

I was very happy to follow one week training at Gender Links in 2014. I believe that I learned a lot from this kind of interaction with a welfare organization. Unlike other women, my life did not change for the best. Gender Links organized two more meetings of which I could not be a part […]

May 16, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Maurituis: * Bobo Selekaa

Maurituis: * Bobo Selekaa

On the first day of the entrepreneurship workshop back in 2014, I was quite stressed. I left my sick daughter at home and this is the first time I would be attending such workshop so I was not sure of what to expect. I was feeling nervous as my mind was still back home with […]

May 16, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Mauritius: *Katia

Mauritius: *Katia

My name is *Katia and I am 36 years old. I am currently a house wife. In 2014 I have followed the entrepreneurship training with Gender Links (GL) and I have learnt a lot from the course. Initially, I had plan to set up my business in the livestock field. I always had a passion […]

May 16, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Maurituis: *Marrie Saro

Maurituis: *Marrie Saro

My training at Gender Links was very inspirational. I learnt to understand how I let myself be dominated by man. This course made me realise my worth. People has humiliated me and had prejudice against me to such extent that I felt I was totally useless. But after the entrepreneurship training held in October 2014, […]

May 16, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Mauritius: *Kat Periri

Mauritius: *Kat Periri

I have learnt a lot on entrepreneurship from Gender links. This training has provided me knowledge of how to develop my own business, how to keep financial records and how create an action plan. I also learned how to plan my work and how to keep records of every item which is very important. This […]

May 16, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Mauritius: *Korinne Nandie

Mauritius: *Korinne Nandie

The training at Gender Links has given me a new beginning. I am now living a better and happy life. I would have committed suicide if I was not followed up by Gender links. They hold my hand step by step and take me out of my difficulties. Thanks to gender link I am alive […]

May 16, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Mauritius: *Joana Marry

Mauritius: *Joana Marry

I joined the entrepreneurship training in 2014. I attended all three phases. Everything taught in this training was influential and of great use to me. It has helped to make my life better. I learnt how to start a business. Most importantly, I learnt how to keep financial records. The main challenge I faced during […]

May 16, 2016 Themes: Gender violence Programs: Gender Justice
Mauritius

Office

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