Seychelles

Seychelles: GBV study includes focus on men

By Kevin Chiramba Henri*, a calm man in his late fifties employed as a security guard in the market in Victoria, the capital, endured years of verbal, emotional and physical abuse from his wife. She ran the family business, was unfaithful, and insulted and punched him. Once she threatened him with a knife. He endured […]

Findings of the Seychelles GBV Baseline Study

Findings of the Seychelles GBV Baseline Study

25 November Launch of the preliminary findings of the Seychelles GBV Baseline Study. More than half of the women (58%) and 43% of men have experienced some form of GBV at least once in their lifetime. Both women and men have perpetrated GBV with 31% and 40% prevalence rates respectively. The study further shows that […]

Laws of Seychelles: Election Act chapter 68A

Preliminary Act: these Act may be cited as the election Act, shall apply to the election of the President and referendum. Registration of voters: Every citizen of Seychelles is entitled as a voter to be registered as a voter.

September 9, 2016 Themes: Elections Programs: Policy and action plans

Agriculture

Agriculture

Seychelles, February 2016

February 29, 2016 Themes: Agriculture | Business | Economics | Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Sharon Thelemaque-Ernesta – Seychelles

Sharon Thelemaque-Ernesta – Seychelles

Sharon Thelemaque-Ernesta is a trained journalist who has worked for the Red Cross, Disaster Management Education and Awareness. Currently she is a Press attaché in the Ministry of Environment and Energy led by Minister Rolph Payet.

July 5, 2015 Themes: Media Programs: Gender & Media | Women in Media

Sharon Thelemaque Ernesta – Seychelles

Sharon Thelemaque Ernesta – Seychelles

With Gender Links there is no half-baked work. This has pushed me to do my work thoroughly. I have also acquired a lot of experience and knowledge from the workshops, discussions and trainings that we have received. I can even facilitate workshops myself. I’m now a trainer. I don’t find it difficult to organise and even facilitate discussions and workshops with so much energy.

Behind the stalls of the Victoria market_Today in Seychelles_ 17 April 2015

Behind the stalls of the Victoria market_Today in Seychelles_ 17 April 2015

NAME OF THE ARTICLE: Behind the stalls of the Victoria market NAME OF THE PUBLICATION: Today in Seychelles DATE: 17 April 2015 GEM Classification: Gender Aware COUNTRY: South Africa An example of a balanced story is “Behind the stalls of Victoria market,” published Today in Seychelles on 17 April 2015. This balanced piece about the […]

66 year old lady attacted_Fox 19 Now_9 April 2015

Man found guilty of killing his wife_Seychelles Nation_03 April 2015

Man found guilty of killing his wife_Seychelles Nation_03 April 2015

NAME OF THE ARTICLE: Man found guilty of killing his wife NAME OF PRINT MEDIA: Seychelles Nation COUNTRY: Seychelles Date: 3 April 2015 THEME: GBV GENRE: News GEM Classification: Gender blind Description: The report is about the sentencing of a man to life in prison for the brutal murder of his wife. For the article […]

Afrique australe: De survivante Á  femme-entrepreneur

Afrique australe: De survivante Á  femme-entrepreneur

Johannesburg, 28 mai: Véronique Linda Célestin, 44 ans, mariée et mère d’une fille de 23 ans et de deux garçons, âgés respectivement de 20 ans et 15 ans, lutte pour son indépendance financière.