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Kerala signs pact with UN Women to empower women in tourism

Kerala signs pact with UN Women

The Kerala government and UN Women entered into an agreement, in order to promote activities that are welcoming to women in the State’s tourist industry. Kerala Tourism and UN Women India committed to promoting gender-inclusive tourist destinations throughout the State through the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU).

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Kerala signs pact with UN Women: Key Points

  • The Responsible Tourism Mission will carry out the terms of the Memorandum of Understanding, which was signed by Susan Ferguson, a representative of UN Women India, and P B Nooh, director of Kerala tourism.
  • In addition to offering advice for baseline research, implementing women-friendly tourist destinations, and supporting interventions to change pervasive discriminatory social norms, this will be accomplished by creating modules and building the capacity of relevant stakeholders, according to the press release.
  • The four-day summit was officially opened by Kerala’s Minister of Tourism, P A Mohamed Riyas, who stated that the MoU was a continuation of the State government’s increased efforts towards women-friendly tourism since October last year.
  • There are 280 delegates and 70 speakers in the conclave.

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