Country page 2022 – Mauritius

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Every year until 2020 we used to feature on Country Pages, which can be accessed via the interactive world map, as much information on May 17 events as we could find. We are currently unfortunately not in a capacity to do so anymore until further notice.

Country pages now only feature announcements of events that were directly registered on our site.

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Event: Training on LGBTQ reporting by the media
Direction: 6, River Court, Saint Denis Street, Port Louis, Mauritius
Date: 19 – 20 May 2022
Time: 10:00 – 16:00 hrs
Info: On the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), the Young Queer Alliance organised a 2 days’ training on LGBTQ reporting by the media on 19 and 20 May 2022.

The training is under the “Strengthening the inclusion and social acceptance of LGBTQIA+ persons, through policy and mindset changes, in Mauritius and Rodrigues” Project funded by the European Union and which is being implemented by the Young Queer Alliance and the Collectif Arc-en-ciel and supported by The Other Foundation and the Media Trust.

Association VISA-G the leading trans-led organisation in Mauritius and RekonekT also participated in the training by sharing their works.

Avocats Sans Frontières France – ASF France made a presentation on the Right to Asylum of LGBTQ Mauritians in Europe followed by a dialogue on Diversity and Inclusion in Businesses by Out Leadership.

Dentons and the YQA also made a broad presentation on Section250 of the Mauritius criminal code which criminalises homosexuality to ensure that the different media are empowered in proper media reporting in this regard.

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