Praia hosts international conference on gender-based violence

Praia, May 13 (Inforpress) – The City of Praia will host on Wednesday and Thursday an international reflection on gender-based violence (VBG) promoted by the Cabo Verdean Association for the Fight against Gender-Based Violence (ACLCVBG).

The Association count on in this initiative with the partnership of the Presidency of the Republic, the Embassy of Luxembourg in Cabo Verde and the Cabo Verdean Institute for Gender Equity and Equity (ICIEG). It takes place within the scope of the GBV Reflection Week, marked from May 13 to 17.

According to information given to Inforpress by the president of the ACLCVBG, Vicenta Fernandes, the opening ceremony takes place in the Beijing Hall of the Presidency of the Republic and will be chaired by the head of State, Jorge Carlos Fonseca.

On Wednesday, said the same source, there will be four panels, respectively, on statistical data on GBV in Cabo Verde and in the world, inter-institutional networks of responses, international cases and experiences, and normative and legislative framework.

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