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President of the LBGTI Praia Association recognizes improvements in the issue of the human rights of LGBTI people

Praia, Jun 15 (Inforpress) – The president of the LGBTI Praia Association acknowledged on Tuesday that there have been improvements in the issue of the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people, although there is a gap in laws to protect the community.

“Looking back five years, we can say that Cabo Verde is evolving a lot in terms of the human rights of LGBTI people, although there is still no law to protect the community, but we are here in this struggle to get the implementation of some law to protect the LGBTI community,” she said.

Sandra Tavares was speaking to the press on the sidelines of the signing of a tweening agreement for the defense of the Human Rights of LGBTI with ALTIHAY Fuerteventura, LGBTI+ Collective of the Canary Islands (Spain), under the theme “Canary Islands and Cabo Verde United by the Rainbow.

Asked how this fight is going for the implementation of these laws, Sandra Tavares said that one is still in the process, aware that the path is long and nothing is easy.

Sandra Tavares also spoke in the work is being done so that there can be same-sex marriage in Cabo Verde, saying it is certain that this right will be achieved within a maximum of five years.
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