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Joint Statement: ‘Freedom from fear’: Ending violence against women

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Human beings are born free and equal, both in rights and in dignity. This is the fundamental principle enshrined in the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights. On 10 December nearly 70 years ago, the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the first international assertion of the “highest aspiration of the common people”, including the “promotion of universal respect for and observance of human rights and fundamental freedoms”,... More

UN Women Programme Officer Maritza Rosabal appointed Minister of Education in Cape Verde

Monday, May 9, 2016

After spending four years serving UN Women in Cape Verde, Programme Officer Maritza Rosabal 59, has been appointed as the country’s new Minister of Education, Family and Social Inclusion. More

The President of the National Assembly of Cabo Verde and 40 male deputies have joined the HeForShe campaign

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

The invitation to the members of Parliament to join the campaign was carried out by the President of the Parliamentarian Women’s Network in Cabo Verde and by the a National Deputy who is Member of the White Ribbon Network – Cabo Verde (Rede Laço Branco), both partners organizations of Presidency of the Republic to disseminate the campaign at the national level, aiming to reach... More

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