Mauritius has become the latest country to jump on to the information technology bandwagon. Experts say that if the island-nation's daring plan is to end in cheers and not tears, the government must give its full backing. (Source: TAD Information Update May 2002 No. 5)

The Mauritius Institute of Health is pleased to announce its Training of Trainers courses for Reproductive Health with emphasis on Family Planning.

Mauritius is aiming to ensure that women's equality is reflected in the national budget and economic policies, a UNDP press release announced on Wednesday.

Despite all the hype surrounding the recent initiatives for making Mauritius a "cyber-island", the reality of the situation is actually very different. This week's correspondent remains anonymous in order to describe the Island's dilemma with complete frankness.

A conference will be held in Mauritius on the 26th and 27th of November 2001 to launch a network on violence against women and girls within the SADC countries, including Madagascar and the Seychelles. It will take place during the 16 days of activism Against Gender Violence Campaign. On 25th of November, a radio talk will also be made concerning the history and aims of the 16 days of activism against gender violence.