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November 22, 2016

Mo Ibrahim Index 2016: Mauritius top ranking count ...

GIS - 07 October, 2016:Mauritius remains the top ranking country in overall governance in Africa for the tenth consecutive year says Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) 2016 entitled: A decade of African Governance 2006-2015, which was released on 3rd October 2016 ​in London.With a total score of 79.9 points, Mauritius ranks first in Africa followed by Botswana with 73.7 points and Cape Verde with 73 points at the second and third position respectively. Among the 54 countries rated by the Foundation, Mauritius scored the highest overall points with the average score for the continent being 50.1 and Southern Africa remaining the best performing region, with an average score of 58.3.In total, 37 countries have shown improvement in ...

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Start Time:Jul 24, 2017

The international Goal programme was launched by Honorable Mrs. Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo

​The international Goal programme was launched by Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, Honorable Mrs. Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo, on 24 July 2017. Some 300 girls, mostly school drop-outs from vulnerable areas, will be following this empowerment Programme, in the 15 Women Empowerment Centres around the island. Goal is run in some 20 countries.   ​ ​ ​ ​ ​     ...

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Start Time:May 12, 2017|Category: Public

The ​International Day of Families 2017...

The Prime Minister, Hon. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth and the Hon. Mrs Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo, Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, proceeded this afternoon with the Opening Ceremony of "Le Weekend De La Famille". This family-oriented event is dedicated to consolidate family ties and will be held on 13th and 14th May from 10:00 hours to 17:00 hours.                 ...

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Start Time:Mar 31, 2017|Category: 30.03.17 - Opening Cere of Model Commission on Status of Women

Opening Ceremony of Model Commission on Status of Women

"Second edition of the MCSW, Model Commission on the Status of Women, on 30-31 March 2017. Some 300 students from secondary institutions across the island represented 44 member countries of the United States. These young delegates worked on the status of women in the countries they represented. An activity bringing together boys and girls to sensitise them on gender equality and the need for their generation to continue fighting against discriminations against women. The National Women Council, steering this event, also launched its website on this occasion."​     ​​                ​ ​​ ...

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