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March 212011

As part of International Women's Day, celebrated on the 8th of March, the Express went to Islands of the oldest Cape Verdean Association of Advancement of Women, the OMCV. According to the president of the organization, despite many advances in social work and the issue of economic empowerment is one of the great challenges of Cape Verdean women. Moreover, given the important role of women in Cape Verdean society, Idalina Freire believes that working with families would reduce violence in the country. For More information click here.

March 212011

New Law Announcement.

As part of International Women's Day, celebrated on the 8th of March, the Express went to Islands of the oldest Cape Verdean Association of Advancement of Women, the OMCV. According to the president of the organization, despite many advances in social work and the issue of economic empowerment is one of the great challenges of Cape Verdean women. Moreover, given the important role of women in Cape Verdean society, Idalina Freire believes that working with families would reduce violence in the country. For More information click here.

June 202011

World Justice Forum III

The World Justice Forum III was held on June 20 - 23, 2011 in Barcelona, Spain. Over 400 diverse leaders--from heads of state and Supreme Court justices, to medical doctors, school teachers, engineers, business owners and artists, among others--came together to develop projects to advance the rule of law across disciplines, and around the world. This action-oriented Forum builds on the success of the first and second World Justice Forums, as well as nine regional outreach meetings held across the globe.

Speakers included: William H. Gates Sr., Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland; and Adama Dieng, Registrar for the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, among others.

Learn more about Forum III by visiting the Forum III website at www.wjp-forum.org.