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Maurituis: *Nita

Maurituis: *Nita

The entrepreneurship training I received from Gender Links was very enriching. I started believing in myself. During the course I made friends and I have known many people. The training has empowered me a lot. It helped me to understand how to make a business and a business plan. The ways they spoke to us, […]

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

GL@15: Listening, learning and influencing

GL@15:  Listening, learning and influencing

Ellen J. Kullman, CEO of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co., in the USA, and a former Director of General Motors, said: “With kids, they don’t do what you want them to do when you want them to do it. Organisations don’t necessarily either. You’ve got to listen. You’ve got to learn how to […]

May 16, 2016 Themes: Gender equality | Media Programs: News

Maurituis: *Sarah

Maurituis: *Sarah

The entrepreneurship training at Gender Links held in October 2014 was very useful. My best experience during the training was that I came into contact with many people; I got many friends with whom I shared a lot, I felt relaxed and that made me extremely happy. I came to know that I was not […]

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

Maurituis: *Micah

Maurituis: *Micah

What I liked the most during the training was that I have got adequate guidance from Gender Links. I was already into a business before but I did not have the knowledge about how to do it exactly until now. The entrepreneurship training I attended in October 2014 taught me how to improve my existing […]

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

Mauritius: * Vegas

Mauritius: * Vegas

The things that I know, I did not develop them because I did not know its importance.  When I followed the Gender Links Entrepreneurship Training, it has helped me to know a lot of things from my friends and also from the facilitator. I have become aware of my potential. In fact, I already had […]

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

Maurituis: *Jayjay

Maurituis: *Jayjay

My experience at Gender Links was life changing. It has been amazing. I have learnt various things. For example now I know how to make a business plan, how to start a business and how to improve it. I’m very grateful to Gender Links for the entrepreneurship training they offered me. I want to open […]

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

Learning Journey: Working better, faster and smarter

“…to fail to learn is costly and stifling to personal development.”  Colleen Lowe Morna. It is that time again when I get to reflect on my professional journey over the past year. This is when I ask whether or not I have learnt anything in the past 12 months. I also ponder what to take […]

May 16, 2016 Themes: Youth Programs: News

Learning Journey: We are providing an essential service!

“The things that may change our world to make it better; smiling, helping, respecting and forgiving” Hussein Abdallah I am at the airport looking for my boarding gate and Anne is calling every minute to find out which side I am on. Eventually, we decide to meet at Mugg and Bean. I get to Mugg […]

Mauritius: *Jessy

Mauritius: *Jessy

‘Partially achieved but still hoping for the best’ I have loved the training I had with Gender Links (GL) and I am grateful to the facilitator and staff for I have learn a lot from the training. My business plan was based on opening a cold storage where I would sell meat, fish and frozen […]

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

Mainstreaming a gender perspective in multidimensional peace operations

A booklet from the Lessons Learned Unit with guidelines and areas of primary concern in mainstreaming a gender perspective in peace operations. It contains recommendations and suggestions and there is also a chapter on the peace operations and local populations as well as action steps that have been agreed. It is pointed out that one […]

May 16, 2016 Themes: Conflict Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)