ANGOP - Angola Press News AgencyANGOP - Angola Press News Agency

Go to homepage
Luanda

Max:

Min:

Home » News » Politics

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 17:18 - Updated Thu, 02 Nov 2017 17:18

Brazil: Angola works for women empowerment

Brasília - The efforts made by the Angolan authorities to reduce gender inequalities and women's empowerment were highlighted in Brasília by the Minister of Social Action, Family and Women Promotion, Vitória da Conceição.

Send by email

To share this news by email, fill out the information below and click Send

Correct

To report errors in the texts of articles published, fill out the information below and click Send

Ministra da Acção Social, Família e Promoção da Mulher Victória Francisco Correia Conceição

Photo: Pedro Parente


The Angolan minister was speaking in the panel dedicated to each country's report at the Fifth Meeting of Ministers responsible for gender equality at the CPLP, held in Brasilia on the theme "Empowerment of all women and girls".

Minister Vitória da Conceição detailed the measures and program policies adopted by the Angolan Government in favor of gender equality, among them the Government Plan to combat domestic violence, the integrated municipal plan for rural development and the fight against poverty.

She referred to Angola's accession to the African Union campaign against child marriage and early pregnancy, as well as actions to promote rural women, such as access to land, the formation of cooperatives, and access to credit, among others actions.

Read also
  • 01/11/2017 18:57:50

    Angola and Spain prepare agreement on security

    Luanda - Angola and Spain are due to sign a cooperation agreement on security and public order, the Spanish ambassador Manuel Ruigomez, said Wednesday in Luanda.

  • 01/11/2017 17:53:29

    World Bank available to increase support in Angola

    Luanda - The World Bank (WB) Wednesday expressed its willingness to strengthen technical assistance to the National Bank of Angola (BNA) and increase financial support in the country in the sectors of education, health, agriculture and energy and waters.

  • 31/10/2017 18:24:26

    Angola backs unified state in Spain

    Luanda - Angolan Government does not recognise the unilateral proclamation of independence by the Autonomous Region of Catalonia held on October 27th, and defends the preservation of unified state of Spain.