21 August 2014
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Friday, 08 August 2014 14:00

Child Prostitution : A curse affecting Paradise Island Featured

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Child prostitution exists in many countries and sadly our little island has not been spared from the clutches of this gruesome business of money and pleasure. Ironically, networks of sexual exploitation operate in a country where children’s rights are trumpeted.
Kentucky Fried Chicken, McDonald’s, Pizzas, Kebabs or ‘dholl puri’... The consumption of fast food in Mauritius has considerably grown among Mauritians during the past few years.
Friday, 01 August 2014 14:00

Are young marriages doomed to divorce ? Featured

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“In every marriage more than a week old, there are grounds for divorce. The trick is to find and continue to find grounds for marriage,” declared Robert Anderson. But sadly, nowadays, we are witnessing high divorce rate among newlyweds couples. The question remains, why do young people divorce?
Friday, 18 July 2014 14:01

Teenage love : Puppy love, trial love or true love? Featured

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College days are known to be among the best days of one’s life. Not just a phase where you are academically successful but also a time period when you have fun, create friendships, live life to the full, have new experiences also and cross boundaries.
Friday, 11 July 2014 14:00

Violence in schools : A Failed Education System? Featured

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We cannot shy away from reality: violence is very much present in schools. While often the blame is put on students, pedagogues argue that there are no such thing as ‘bad students’ but rather, uninspired educators, schools without leadership, dismissal of parents, and an outdated curriculum, among other issues, that result in indiscipline among students. Violence in school, they say, is the product of a failed system which has sent into oblivion the concept of education for life.
Friday, 04 July 2014 14:00

War on Drugs : Victims Getting Younger Featured

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Drug abuse is a worldwide phenomenon that has a serious impact on health, economic development and family and all segments of the community. Despite being a small island, Mauritius has not been spared from this scourge. Today, our youngsters, being the future of tomorrow, are deeply involved in drugs abuse and illicit trafficking.
As citizens, we enjoy rights which are protected by the law. However, sometimes people exploit these very rights for their vested interests. For the wrongly accused, their lives are turned upside down. Their dignity, reputation, credibility, relationships... all are at stake.
Friday, 20 June 2014 14:00

Small parties speak out : Democracy under threat? Featured

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Over the past few weeks, the events on the political scene have raised serious concerns among the population, civil society and the general political class, including small and medium parties whose interests are more centered on how the economy can be impacted. The general feeling is that democracy is under threat, the government is not delivering while the Opposition is not playing its role properly, at times wooing the ruling Labour party for an alliance, and at other times, turning against it.
Friday, 20 June 2014 14:00

Courtesy : A rare commodity ?

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Good manners and young people have not always gone hand in hand. Young days are mostly perceived as a period of mischief, freedom and living life on the edge.
Friday, 13 June 2014 14:00

Elderly homes : A new social trend

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Currently, old age, specifically, is the springboard for illnesses such as diabetes or osteoporosis, while being forgetful sometimes ensues. As rightly pointed out by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, “We owe it to older persons and societies at large to fight ageism in all its forms and enhance the dignity and human rights of older persons everywhere.”
Friday, 06 June 2014 14:00

The Gambling Fever

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Gambling has always fascinated mankind. Betting to gain more, or sometimes to lose more in the bargain. However, the second option is often ignored by addicted gamblers that they play huge amounts of money, and even their assets, putting at stake their family life. Drowning in debt, family problems, social degradation or prospering, living a lavish life, making dreams come true, how much has gambling affected Mauritians?
Saving energy means saving money. Using less energy provides us with many gains – it   not only means keeping the environment green but also protecting natural resources, making them last longer for a bright future.

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