Cabo Verde promises to boost efforts to implement a national plan, gender-based violence law and public funding for gender equality

The Government of Cabo Verde joins Step It Up for Gender Equality with a pledge to implement the National Plan for Gender Equality as the main national instrument for mainstreaming gender in order to promote equal rights and empowerment of women. Furthermore, Cabo Verde will implement the National Plan to combat gender-based violence and boost efforts to fully implement the Gender-Based Violence Law. Cabo Verde commits to have in place effective gender-responsive budgeting and allocate public funding for the promotion of gender equality in the country. [Commitment]