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Our main activities include :
(1) Gender Justice : We train women coming from poor family background and victims of violence to be economically independent. Training we provide include : entrepreneurship, literacy, self esteem and leadership. Under the justice section, we have newly opened a Halfway Home for young homeless female adults coming from children shelter and the Rehabilitation Youth Centre (RYC) who have nowhere to go. We provide sheltering for one year, link them with job opportunities and be financially independent.
(2) Gender and Local Government : We work with the local authorities (village, district and municipal councils) to ensure that there is gender budgeting, we train counsellors to have a gender perspective at local decision making level.
(3) Gender and Media : We work closely with media houses and journalists to eliminate gender bias in the media and advertising.
10 children and 6 adults currently in shelter (as at August 2019) and more than 250 beneficiaries on the field.
The Gender Links Mauritius office was established in September 2008. In the past several years Gender Links (GL) has invested a great amount of effort, care, love and dedication to help women and their families come out of their infernal cycle of violence, poverty, lack of self-esteem, and depression.
National CSR Foundation, HSBC, SBM, CIM Finance, LUX Hotels and Resorts and individual donations