Praia, Nov 30 (Inforpress) – The National Commission for Human Rights and Citizenship (CNDHC) announced today that the process for creating the anti-discrimination bill is “virtually complete”, and is now in a “key moment” of contacts with “important figures” in its approval.
This information was forwarded by the president of the CNDHC, Zaida Morais, at leaving a hearing with the President of the Republic, José Maria Neves, to address issues related to the adoption of public policies favorable to LGBTI people in Cabo Verde and submission and approval of the special anti-discrimination law proposal.
“For now it was a courtesy visit, to congratulate the President of the Republic for this mandate, but to speak on some dimensions have been CNDHC concerns, particularly regarding the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transvestite, transsexual and intersex (LGBTI) community”, she explained.
Zaida Morais also said she had addressed with José Maria Neves some recommendations came out in the context of the study on the social and legal situation of the LGBTI community, particularly the importance of passing the anti-discrimination bill.
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