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Mauritius: More than 100,000 women in the private sector earn less than 128 euro per month




Mauritius: More than 100,000 women in the private sector earn less than 128 euro per month
More than 100,000 women working in the private sector in Mauritius receive a monthly salary of less than 5,000 rupees (128 euros).
 
Approximately 500 women performing cleaning tasks in the school premises and recruited by private contractors who received contracts with the Ministry of Education, also show low wages ranging from 1,500 rupees (38 euros) and 2,100 rupees (53 euros ) per month.
 
This is the alarming compiled at the site defimedia.info by Jane Ragoo, president of the Confederation of Workers of the private sector.
 
For the union, the work of women in business is not paying its fair value, while the poverty in Mauritius is estimated at 5,600 rupees per month.
 
Victims of an unemployment rate higher than their male counterparts (28 500 47 100 unemployed women registered for the third quarter 2012), Mauritian women with low skills "accept the wages offered without flinching rather than having no job , "said Jane Ragoo.



Fabrice François


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