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Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare

The Minister



Minister Fazila Jeewa Daureeawoo


·         Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo was candidate in an 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 election which was held on 10th December 2014.

·         She was elected and appointed Minister of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform Institutions from 22 December 2014 to 23 January 2017

·         She was thereafter appointed 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.

Fazila has given expert legal opinion on Family matters in proceedings before English Court on a number of occasions.

Fazila has also been a Parliamentarian observer of the General Election held in Zambia in 2007 and Seychelles in 2015.


Hon. Minister Mrs Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo
Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare
7th Floor, Newton Tower,
Sir William Newton Street,
Port Louis,
Republic of Mauritius
Telephone: +230 4053331-32
Fax: +230 2081228