Staff Writer MAHE, SEYCHELLES – Delegates to the first ever Women’s Parliament which ended here on July 6 2017 have called for sustained engagement over issues dealt with during the Parliament. The SADC Parliamentary Forum, the Regional Women’s Parliamentary Caucus (RWPC) and
By *Namuka Marimo The Former Deputy President of Uganda, Dr Speciosa Wandira- Kazibwe, has called on African women in general and women Parliamentarians in particular, to take up the cudgels in the fight for the emancipation of women in Africa and in
By* Otae Mkandawire and Moses Magadza The first ever Women’s Parliament got underway in Mahe, Seychelles on 5 July 2017 with strong calls for prevention, age-appropriate sexuality education, more involvement of men and boys, thinking outside the box and focusing on what
The causal factors of the high HIV prevalence in young women and girls in Africa will be investigated this week. Civil society organisations, United Nations agencies and other partners are working with the SADC Parliamentary Forum to hold the first ever Women’s
By Staff Writer Windhoek — Civil Society Organisations, United Nations agencies and other partners are working with the SADC Parliamentary Forum to hold the first ever Women’s Parliament in Mahe, Seychelles next week from Wednesday to Thursday. The organisers say the Women’s
There is no visa requirement for all nationals entering Seychelles. Delegates transiting through other countries should comply with any visa requirements.
Mr Roland Alcindor, UNDP Seychelles Dr Anne Gabriel, UNFPA Local Coordinator Mrs Marie Josee Bonne, Principal Secretary, Ministry for Family Mr Humphrey Karamagi, WHO Liason Officer Mrs Mahrookh Pardiwalla, Gender Consultant Dr Louine Morel, Doctor in Charge of CDCU Mrs Sabrina Mousbe,
Delegates will be responsible for their accommodation. The Booking code for Eden Bleu is: SADEC07 Delegates are therefore, encouraged to secure these bookings before June 10, 2017 as other venues may be more expensive. The host Parliament has arranged for Savoy Hotel
Delegates to the Women’s Parliament will be transported on arrival from the airport to Eden Bleu Hotel, where the Women’s Parliament will take place. Delegates who choose to stay elsewhere should make their own transport arrangements.