Country Cabo Verde
Year 2017
Type of Measure Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy
Form of Violence Sexual harassment

Brief Description

The National Plan to Combat Sexual Violence against Children and Adolescents 2017-2019 highlights the need for a specialized support and care network for children and teenagers subject to sexual violence and their families; and foresees education strategies for children and adolescents on sexual rights and gender, in a self-protection perspective; empowerment projects for girls, who are the majority of sexual abuse victims; educational and awareness raising on the rights of children and adolescents; updating the legal framework, perfecting surveillance and notification and responsibilities flows, to reduce impunity; and highlights the need for local and multilateral alliances for the Plan to be implemented in an integrated, encompassing and sustainable way.

Source of Information

Cabo Verde's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.33.