11 December 2012

Angola: State Secretary Reaffirms Commitment to Defending Women's Rights

Luanda — The Secretary of State for Family and Women Promotion, Ana Paula Sacramento, reaffirmed on Tuesday in Luanda the commitment of the ministry to defending women's rights, as a tool of building a fair, fraternal and solidarity world.

The official said so to during the launching of UNITEL campaign on Social Mobilization under the motto "To end violence against women and girls" of the Ministry of Family and Women Promotion.

The secretary said that the violence against women is a priority of the Executive, thus the parliament approved the Law on Domestic Violence.

The two-day campaign aims to adopt and enforce the national laws to combat and punish all ways of violence, adopt and implement the national action plans.

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