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    Domestic violence, gender based violence, call it what we want, the results are the same, someone, somewhere is being beaten up, and this someone is usually a woman. Just in the time it takes for us to read through this text hundreds of women around the world will be beaten so badly, they will die.

    Gender based violence is one of the most deeply entrenched areas of human life and requires changing attitudes and behaviour about gender roles and relationships at all levels. So a strategy on these issues needs multiple inputs. With this in mind, this campaign is being launched to raise awareness in Mauritius on the seriousness of this issue at all levels in our society. In Mauritius, we have a tendency to say that these are women’s issues. MAV contend that this is not true – these are society’s issues and men need to care about gender violence too, because it not only affects their family, their children but our whole nation and the future of our children – the sort of society that they are going to grow up in.

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  • BAT FEMME? JUST DON’T DO IT!
    BAT FEMME? JUST DON’T DO IT!