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A councillor should ensure the mental, physical as well as spiritual emancipation of inhabitants in the locality.

Dhanita Devi Ramsaran is an elected village councillor of the District Council of Flacq since the year 2020. She has known Gender Links via social media and has also previously […]

Mauritius – “There is a leader in each of us. Politics leads to decision making for a better Mauritius.” Sita Saminaden

Mauritius – “There is a leader in each of us. Politics leads to decision making for a better Mauritius.”  Sita Saminaden

Sita Saminaden is the Director of Stephen Business School in Mauritius and is a member of the political party ‘Rassemblement Mauricien’. Her first encounter with Gender Links occurred in 2021 […]

Mauritius – “Women are visionary leaders who set objectives to improve the lives of people.” Neena Ramdenee

Mauritius – “Women are visionary leaders who set objectives to improve the lives of people.”  Neena Ramdenee

“One should know how to use one’s knowledge to the benefit of the people.”  Neena Ramdenee’s first encounters with Gender Links occurred more than ten years back through Loga Virahsawmy, […]

Mauritius – “Politics is closely linked to conviction, believing in the fact that I can improve the daily lives of the people around me.” Nicolas Jummun

Mauritius – “Politics is closely linked to conviction, believing in the fact that I can improve the daily lives of the people around me.” Nicolas Jummun

“People should be at the heart of the development of a country and therefore of any decision.”  Nicolas Jummun is a non-teaching staff of St. Mary’s College and a founding […]

May 2, 2022 Themes: Elections | Politics Programs: Gender & Governance

Mauritius – “Veins of steel, heart of honey”, Anishta Babooram

Mauritius – “Veins of steel, heart of honey”, Anishta Babooram

“It is very important for women to be economically independent, even more so in the 21st century and to not be afraid to speak up.” Anishta Babooram is an educator […]

Mauritius – “Don’t let things happen, make things happen” Rama Ersapah

Mauritius – “Don’t let things happen, make things happen” Rama Ersapah

“People should be able to assist a debate being led by a woman and give due regard to potentiality and meritocracy irrespective of gender.” Rama Ersapah is currently a Lecturer […]

March 10, 2022 Themes: Drivers of Change | Gender equality | Politics Programs: Gender & Governance

Zimbabwe: Phineas Sanyanga

Zimbabwe: Phineas Sanyanga

  Name Phineas Surname Sanyanga Sex ¨ Female   √¨ Male Name of Organisation Redcliff Town Municipality Junior Council Designation Junior Mayor for Redcliff Town Junior Council Country Zimbabwe Province […]

May 24, 2021 Themes: Drivers of Change | Local Government | Youth Programs: Gender & Governance

Zimbabwe: Tinei Mawire

Zimbabwe: Tinei Mawire

Name Tinei Surname Mawire Sex ¨ Female   Male Name of Organisation   Designation   Country Zimbabwe Province Harare province City/ Town/ Village Epworth Email   tinemawire@gmail.com Cell e.g. 00 […]

May 18, 2021 Themes: Drivers of Change | Local Government | Youth Programs: Gender & Governance

Zimbabwe: Fadzai B.R.Merka

Zimbabwe: Fadzai B.R.Merka

Name Fadzai B.R Surname Merka Sex ü  Female   ¨ Male Name of Organisation Zibagwe Rural District Council Designation Junior Councilor Country Zimbabwe Province Midlands City/ Town/ Village Kwekwe, Zhombe […]

May 14, 2021 Themes: Local Government | Youth Programs: Gender & Governance

Zimbabwe :Idirashe Dongo

Zimbabwe :Idirashe Dongo

Apart from being a Rural District Councillor, resettled farmers coming from a lot of poverty, who are moving from hereby congested areas, coming to “minda mirefu”, a more spacious land […]

May 14, 2021 Themes: Drivers of Change | Local Government Programs: Gender & Governance

Mauritius: Priscilla Bignoux

Mauritius: Priscilla Bignoux

“You are not only the messenger. You are the message.” Bignoux explained how she had previously been a victim of violence. Today, after rigorous work with her partner, she has […]

Eswatini: Sithembile Simelane

Eswatini: Sithembile Simelane

“I am able to support my family and developed a programme that seeks to change their entire engagement process.” Our organisation partnered with two stakeholders to host a flagship event which […]

November 21, 2020 Themes: Local Government Programs: Protocol @ work