Report: Family Protection including Gender-based Violence in Mauritius

Report by Nnenna Ihua, Researcher at YUVA Academy Family protection is an important aspect in any society because the family is a small unit and families make up the society. Happiness and peace including safety are determinants of a healthy society. In Mauritius, Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare is responsible for family protection including gender-based violence, domestic violence, child abuse, elderly abuse, family conflict and conflict among neighbours. Police Family Protection Unit (PFPU) Read more

Priyamka’s Analysis: Event at Saint Jean de Dieu Hospice

On Sunday, 18 November 2018, charity event held at the at the Saint Jean de Dieu Hospice, was organized by volunteers of YUVA of different ages and from different background. This event consisted of serving lunch to at least 100 senior citizens residing at the Saint Jean de Dieu Hospice. It was my first outdoor activity as a LSC Student and it provided a nice opportunity to strengthen the values and principles, that YUVA Read more

Zaahirah’s Analysis: Event at Saint Jean de Dieu Hospice

The simplest way to serve someone is to show them love, giving your time and offering encouragement to people who are in need. This is the most valuable gift we could have given to our senior citizens. On 18 November 2018, YUVA academy hosted a lunch for the 100 elders at the Saint Jean de Dieu Hospice at Pamplemousses. Together with our family members, staff and YUVA volunteers, we honoured our elders as the wise Read more

Tanweer’s Analysis: Event at Saint Jean de Dieu Hospice

18 November 2018 marks the day when lunch was served to around 100 senior citizens, residing at the Saint Jean de Dieu Hospice. The visit epitomises the values of YUVA where volunteers and students of the YUVA Academy were brought together to engage in social work and community service. The lunch mobilised individuals from different communities and age groups, embodying unique values and visions, to serve the same purpose: to give back to society. Read more

Family Protection In Mauritius, Including Gender-based Violence

Family protection is an important aspect of any society because the family is a small unit and families make up the society. Happiness and peace including safety are determinants of a healthy society. In Mauritius, the Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare is responsible for family protection including gender-based violence, domestic violence, child abuse, elderly abuse, family conflict and conflict among neighbours. Police Family Protection Unit (PFPU) was set up in Read more

Achieving Gender Equity for Sustainable Development through Environmental Adult Education in Mauritius

Report prepared by Christiana Uzoaru Okorie, YUVA Project Writer Introduction In Africa and some parts of the world, gender stereotypes inherent in the culture of the people, defines women and men in opposite ways, create limitations to both women and men and legitimise unequal power relation. Gender stereotyping refers to the way in which a society expects women and men to behave and the specific roles women and men are expected to play the Read more

Access to HIV and TB Services in Mauritius

Report presented by YUVA at the ToT of ARASA, Johannesburg What is Mauritius’ HIV prevalence? Mauritius HIV prevalence is 0.9%. This report was according to the World Bank collection of development indicators revealed by Trading Economics (2016). Over 70 million people have been infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and approximately 35 million people have died of HIV, from the onset of the epidemic. Also, a global record revealed that about 36.7 million people Read more