31 January 2015
Tuesday, 02 December 2014 08:27
This is the first time in the history of Mauritius that two women have been asked to hold high level offices. Professor Ameenah Gurib-Fakim as President of the Republic of Mauritius under the Lepep Alliance and Françoise Labelle as Speaker of the Legislative Assembly under the PTr- MMM Alliance.
Published in Tribune
Monday, 01 December 2014 11:32
This is the first time in the history of Mauritius that two women have been asked to hold high level offices. Professor Ameenah Gurib-Fakim as President of the Republic of Mauritius under the Lepep Alliance and Francoise Labelle as Speaker of the Legislative Assembly under the PTr- MMM Alliance. Gender Activists are proud of this move although we know very well that this being done to silence us since there are only 12 woman candidates on the list of 60 for the PTr- MMM Alliance and a meagre figure of 9 on 60 for Lepep Alliance.
Published in Blog
Friday, 20 June 2014 14:00
A first at the Mauritius Prison Services: the Disciplined Forces Service Commission has appointed Mrs Guneeta Aubeeluck as Deputy Commissioner of Prisons.
Published in News
Friday, 22 February 2013 13:19
Over the years the role of Mauritian women has changed tremendously. They have admirably overcome many stereotypes and even surpassed men in certain domains not only in the public sector but in the private as well.
Friday, 18 January 2013 06:58
It used to be the case that behind every successful MAN, there was a POWERUL, usually HIDDEN( LOW PROFILE) , young and SEXY and VERY MANIPULATIVE WOMAN !.
Published in Blog
Friday, 13 July 2012 16:01
News on Sunday knows how to detect inspiring women – that is why this week’s issue features an interview with Shamma Esoof, an analyst and trainer at the World Health Organisation by profession, currently living in Malaysia.
Friday, 25 May 2012 18:22
“Nothing is difficult in the life of a woman if she has support and encouragement from others. This is the most important thing,” said Virginie Jhulloo who works in a security company as gate keeper in an office complex at Port Louis.
Friday, 25 May 2012 17:24
Pooja, aged 20 has left home since Tuesday to seek employment but has not returned home since. At her family home in Bambous, Pooja’s mother, Sunita B. aged 45, is very worried. Pooja was constantly “harassed” by her ex-boyfriend.
Published in Police News
Friday, 20 April 2012 18:12
A lecturer, an actress and film-maker, she is one exceptional woman who dons several hats and multi-tasks successfully. Behind the immaculately styled and carefully accessorised pretty damsel, lies a woman who can think on her feet and unabashedly speak her mind.
Friday, 16 March 2012 13:05
She has marked the history of Fire Brigade in Mauritius. Mrs Poonam Bisto is one of the six women to become the first female firefighters. Proudly wearing the uniform, Poonam feels ready to face the future challenges of what she describes as her “noble profession.” Believing strongly in women’s potential, she represents the wind of change which is blowing on the stereotyped jobs in Mauritius.