The City of Madrid, in Spain, is joining UN Women’s “Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces Global Programme Initiative”, which aims to prevent and respond to sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence against women and girls in public spaces, including public transport. With Madrid, 28 cities around the world, from Kigali to New Delhi, are already participating in the programme, of which Spain is the major donor.
The Mayor of Madrid, Manuela Carmena, and the Delegate for Gender Equality and Diversity policies, Celia Mayer, will host an event on 27 April in the City Hall in to mark this new collaboration. They will be joined by UN Women’s Director of Programmes, Maria Noel Vaeza.
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