We have the great pleasure to announce that during the Gender Links regional Voice and Choice SADC Protocol@Work Summit yesterday, YUVA has been declared as the winner of the VoiceandChoice Youth Award 2021.
The Summit brought the winners from the 2019/20 country summits together virtually. The good practices adjudicated by panels of judges who are experts in the relevant fields. There were approximately 135 presentations from 14 countries in eight thematic areas, five local government and two entrepreneurship categories.
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Stand in the line at the shop while you wait to pay for your items and count how many women you see. Perhaps you have four ahead of you. Out of those four, there is at least one of those who may be experiencing domestic abuse or has experienced it in her lifetime so far.
Make a note next time you are in a public place how many women you can count, and remember that one out of every four of those is also likely to be experiencing some forms of domestic violence or abuse (Gender Links, 2018). It does not take long before you have more women than you can count who are being subjected to on-going abuse in their home.
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YUVA won the first prize for the Voice and Choice – SADC Gender Protocol @ Work Summit 2019 in the Youth category in recognition of its outstanding efforts in championing the Post-2015 SADC Gender Protocol and Sustainable Development Goals, and will be representing Mauritius at the regional summit to be held in South Africa in November 2019.
YUVA was invited by Gender Links to participate in the Voice and Choice – SADC Gender Protocol @ Work Summit 2019, held on Friday, 31 May 2019 at the Gold Crest Hotel, in Quatre Bornes, to showcase its work and activities for the year 2018 – 2019 targeting the YOUTH.
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On the invitation of Gender Links (Mauritius), YUVA participated in the “SADC Protocol @ Work and Sustainable Development Goal Mini-Summits” at the Regional Training Centre of MACOSS, Moka.
Adopted in 2008, the SADC Gender Protocol is a unique sub-regional instrument for promoting gender equality that brings together regional, continental and global commitments to gender equality in one instrument, with an initial alignment to the Millennium Development Goals that expired in 2015. Continue reading “YUVA: Runner-up of “Best Practice Award – Economic Justice””