03 June 2015
Friday, 29 May 2015 14:00
Several professionals are contesting the coming municipal elections to put their competence at the service of their towns. Some of them have expressed their vision for these elections to News on Sunday.
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 11:23
We congratulate the Government for passing the Employers Relations Amendment Bill in Parliament on Tuesday 12th May 2015. The Bill makes provision for the extension of maternity leave from 12 weeks to 14 weeks.
Published in Blog
Friday, 22 May 2015 14:00
Marie France Chamary has recently been elected president of the Association Mauricienne des Femmes Chefs d’Entreprise’ (AMFCE). This dynamic and determined lady is all set to sail in this new adventure. In an interview with News on Sunday, she elaborates on the role of AMFCE in today’s business environment.
Friday, 15 May 2015 14:00
Engineering is still looked upon as a man’s world. Women, however, have made significant inroads in this field in the past few decades. Female engineers are challenging set stereotypes about women’s abilities to tackle men’s jobs.
Sunday, 05 April 2015 07:00
For quite sometimes now, women have been treated as second-class citizens. But the last three decades have witnessed a great leap in the struggle for women’s rights. A lot has been done but much remains to be accomplished. For many women, home is not sweet home but a refuge of terror. Everyday, women are beaten and sexually assaulted by husbands, fathers and other family members.
Published in Point de Vue
Friday, 06 March 2015 14:00
Catherine McIlraith has served in various big firms before her appointment at the head of the Mauritius Institute of Directors (MIoD). She epitomises courage and success and is a role model for so many women. She shares her experience with the readers of News on Sunday.
Sunday, 23 November 2014 07:00
We need to reflect on certain jobs which keep women shy away due to certain complexes. Why is it that many women refrain to take an active part in politics?
Published in Point de Vue
Friday, 10 October 2014 14:00
Nushrat Gunnoo is a ‘Women in Politics’ (WIP) Champion within the Women in Networking (WIN) organisation and legal adviser. Advocating for the participation of women in politics, the WIP Champion shared her views about the participation of women in the upcoming elections. She strongly believes that there cannot be a party list either exclusively made up of women or of men, for that matter. Nushrat Gunnoo and WIP encourage everyone to support women candidates.
Friday, 03 October 2014 14:00
Ralph Waldo Emerson claimed that “Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down like a game of solitaire. It is a grand passion. It seizes a person whole and once it has done so, he/she will have to accept that life will be radically changed.” Arunima Gobin-Bhunjun epitomizes this philosophy completely. For more than 33 years, she has been living with her passion for horses and is now passing the torch over to her daughter.
Published in People
Friday, 19 September 2014 14:00
Kavita Jeetun, Treasurer at Women in Politics (WIP) explains the role of women in the Mauritian politics. She puts forward various aspects of the debate around women representation in Parliament and the fight of WIP for women representation.