This article lists the top 10 youth social leaders of Mauritius in no particular order. Leadership remains one of Mauritius’ most significant challenges in terms of development. There is hope in the country’s youth, who have played a crucial role in public service, economic transformation, visibility and accountability.
Most young Mauritians are facing a lot of problems, mainly unemployment. Mauritian youth ought to be part of decision-making structures. The United Nations Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth said, there is no better resource in times of trouble than young people. The initiative and resourcefulness that motivate the world’s youth are valuable.
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The LGBTQIA+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, asexual) communities have made profound workplace rights progress. This is very visible in Western countries.
Huge corporations pledged support for LGBTQIA+ communities against the anti-LGBTQIA+ legislation proposed in the United States. In Africa, the challenges are the same but in an entirely different context. This article looks at the specific difficulties queer communities face daily.
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Despite existing anti-discriminatory legislation and rising acceptance among Mauritius’ population, specifically the younger generation, the Mauritius LGBTQ+ community continues to endure discrimination in their personal lives, workplaces, and society.
This is primarily due to conservative beliefs and the stigma associated with homosexuality in Mauritian society.
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