MANOHAR PARRIKAR THANKS MINISTRY OF WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT

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Panaji: The Chief Minister, Shri. Manohar Parrikar thanked the Ministry of Women and Child Welfare for releasing the Gender Vulnerability Index-Report-1, drafted by Plan International in which Goa was ranked as the number one state on Gender Vulnerability Index and Protection.

 

In a letter addressed to Smt Maneka Gandhi, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Shri Parrikar wrote, “On behalf of the people of Goa, I thank the Ministry of Women and Child Welfare for releasing the Gender Vulnerability Index Report – 1, drafted by Plan International. Goa’s ranking as the number one state on Gender Vulnerability Index and Protection, is a testimony to the state’s efforts in making it safe for women; it also reflects the high gender sensitivity of the people of Goa. The report is very encouraging and I assure you that we will strive further for attaining unmatched standards on issues of gender safety and women welfare.”