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                         The Honourable Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo
 
Vice-Prime Minister and
Minister of Local Government and Outer Islands
Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare
 
·             Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo was candidate in the election of universal suffrage in May 2005.
·             She was elected and served as Member of the Mauritius National Assembly from 2005 – 2010.
·             She stood as candidate again in the last general elections which were held on 10th December 2014.
·             She was elected and appointed as Minister of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform Institutions from 22nd December 2014 to 23rd January 2017.
·             She was thereafter appointed Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare from 24th January 2017 to 15th November 2017.
·             She is now the Vice-Prime Minister and Minister of Local Government and Outer Islands and as from 27th July, 2018 she is also the Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare.
·             She has been a Solicitor registered on the Roll of the Supreme Court of Mauritius pursuant to the Law Practitioners Act, a legislation governing the practice of law in Mauritius.
·             She has more than 25 years standing with experience in family matters and appeared in all courts of Mauritius, including the Supreme Court and the Family Division of the Supreme Court.
·             She has given expert legal opinion on family matters in proceedings before English Court on a number of occasions.
·             She has also been a parliamentarian observer of the general elections held in Zambia in 2007 and in Seychelles in 2015.
 
Contact Details:
Ministry of Local Government and Outer Islands
Address: Level 6, Renganaden Seeneevassen Building
Cnr Jules Koenig & Maillard Streets, Port-Louis
Phone No. (Thro’ CS): 210 2014
Fax No: 213 3245

Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare
Address:  Level 7, Newton Tower
Cnr William Newton & Remy Ollier Streets, Port Louis
Phone No. (Thro' CS):  405 3331
Fax No:  208 1228
 
 
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