Japan, U.S. back U.N.’s Safe City Project in Delhi

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  • US president Obama declares US, Japan backing for UN Women’s Safe City programme in India’s national capital Delhi.
  • Aims at helping Delhi govt take stringent steps to ensure safety of women, steps to be taken collectively by govt, women group Jagori and UN.
  • U.N. Women’s Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka stresses on need to make every world city safe for women.
  • UN initiative is spread across 17 cities of both developing and developed countries, seeks to protect women against sexual violence in public places.

Exams Perspective:

  1. UN Women’s Safe City programme
  2. U.N. Women