MoU was signed by PIA and FOSPAH to provide a safer transportation environment for women


The United Nations agency UN Women Pakistan, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and the Federal Ombudsperson for Protection Against Harassment (FOSPAH) on Sunday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote the drive of safe mobility for women.

The pact, signed at the Islamabad Airport, includes strengthening the collaboration and a pledge to prevent the harassment of women at public places, read a statement.

Under the agreement, the PIA and the UN Women will create awareness and campaign for a safe travel environment for all women, whether aircrew or PIA’s guests, at airports and offices and during the flight.

“This makes PIA the first airline in the world, as well as the first corporate sector organization in Pakistan, to promote such an effort under the UN banner, with a public pledge and an implementation plan to ensure a safer travel and work environment for women,” according to the statement.

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