sync defer>

Consultancy Services for the elaboration of Gender Equality Bill and Children's Bill, Adoption Bill and Capacity Building for the Ministry of Gender Equality of the Republic of Mauritius

The overall objective is to provide the Government of Mauritius with Technical Assistance to consolidate and strengthen ongoing efforts towards gender equality and better protection and care of children.
The specific objectives were as follows:
i. Develop a draft bill on Gender Equality;
ii. Design and conduct a Capacity Building programme for Gender Mainstreaming and empower Gender Focal persons of line ministries to adopt a gender perspective whilst formulating their programmes and policies within their respective ministries;
iii. Develop a draft Children?s Bill in collaboration with local consultant;
iv. Develop a draft Adoption Bill in line with legislative guidance drawn from the consultant of the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law;
v. Design and conduct statistical capacity development on Gender Analysis;
vi. Strengthen national capacity to collect, analyse and disseminate statistics on children

Project Details

  • Country: Mauritius
  • Region: EDF / ACP,
  • Area of competence:
    Civil Society > Women’s equality organisations and institutions
  • Donor organisation: European Commission
  • Start of project: December 2017