5 Questions for Lakshmi Puri

May 2013
India Today;5/20/2013, p50
An interview with Lakshmi Puri, acting head of United Nations (UN) Women, is presented. She talks about ways to make cities safer for women, and how she strikes the perfect work-life balance as a diplomat. Puri then describes the steps taken by the UN GlobaL Safe Cities Initiative to ensure safe living for women. According to Puri, the immediate goals of UN Women include the eradication of poverty, the removal of patriarchal beliefs, and gender sensitivity in policy making.


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