ICIEG distinguished with the prize Champion of Freedom and Equality of Human Rights of LGBTI persons

Praia, May 18 (Inforpress) – The Cabo Verdean Institute for Gender Equality and Equity (ICIEG) was distinguished with the prize Champion of Freedom and Equality of Human Rights of LGBTI persons in Cabo Verde by the LGBTI Association of Praia.

Speaking to Inforpress, the ICIEG’s president, Rosana Almeida, stated that the institution received the distinction with great satisfaction, because it is notable that the struggle against phobia for the rights of the LGBTI community in Cabo Verde is being waged in archipelago.

The fight against phobia for the rights of the LGBTI community in Cabo Verde, she stressed, has had a strong involvement of all NGOs working for this cause in Cabo Verde, stressing that this recognition means that the struggle is intense and is following the its normal path.

“Cabo Verde is a state of law where all people are free and equal under the law and then we were also working with universities and when we received a distinction that, for the first time, is done in Cabo Verde we are in fact satisfied”, she said, stressing that this distinction is a sign that the institutions involved are on the right track.

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