United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW): 49th Session, 28 February-11 March 2005

Sectors : Human Rights, Gender and political agency, Gender and social development, Women's rights
Organisation : UN
Date made: 
2005

Commitments in: Governance - Human Rights

“To observe the Women's Empowerment Year in 2004, the Ministry for Women's Rights, Child Development and Family Welfare had adopted the slogan " "Diferan me egal", which means "different but equal", reaffirming once again the commitment of Mauritius to the sacrosanct principles of the Declaration of Human Rights”

Scope: 
International

Commitments in: Gender - Gender and political agency

“With regards to the participation of women in the national decision-making process, my delegation is pleased to state that in anticipation of the general elections which will take place this year, all political parties have pledged to increase the representation of women in Parliament”

Scope: 
International

Commitments in: Gender - Gender and social development

“The Government of Mauritius is also committed to the formulation of policies to encourage girls to take up non-traditional subjects including Science and Technology as well as choosing careers which have hitherto been considered as male domains”

Scope: 
International

Commitments in: Gender - Women's rights

“…In the implementation of the priority areas of the Beijing Platform for Action, the Government of Mauritius, fully committed to the ideals of equality, respect of human rights and justice and enshrined in the Declaration of Human Rights, has spared no effort to sustain gender equality…”

Scope: 
International