DCI-Mauritius coalition participated this week in the African Regional Workshop of the Global Coalition for Education in Johannesburg, South Africa, January 2014. The theme was Privatisation and the Right to Education. Eighteen (18) African countries had their inputs at this workshop.
The Workshop in Johannesburg discussed the following:
Defence for Children International-Mauritius is an organisation working towards promoting and safeguarding the Rights of Children in Mauritius with a special focus on juvenile justice. DCI-Mauritius, which is housed by Halley Movement, is a volunteer organisation comprising lawyers, academia, probation officers and other volunteers.
Defence for Children International – Mauritius conducts community based programmes in the following fields:
In addition, DCI-Mauritius monitors and documents abuses committed against and by juvenile and the legal framework in the Republic of Mauritius.