India Gate Lights Up to Protest Violence Against Women


New Delhi: As part of a global ‘Orange the World’ campaign, the iconic India Gate, on Wednesday, lit up in the color orange celebrating the International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women.

The event was organized by UN Women Indian along with UNFPA India, UNDP and UN in India as part of the United Nations’ global campaign that is set to continue till December 10, designated as the UN’s Human Rights Day.

Inaugurating the event Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan said, “Addressing the issue of woman empowerment should be the topmost priority right now. During my tenure as a minister, we celebrated women empowerment day every year.