Anju Bobby George Stresses Need to Protect Women

Indian athlete Anju Bobby George said that she was proud to be a part of various campaigns, aimed at creating awareness on women's issues.

updated: August 10, 2014 13:39 IST
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Thane: Arjuna awardee athlete Anju Bobby George on Saturday expressed concern over safety of women in the country while underlining the need to create awareness about the issue.

"There is a pressing need to create awareness about safety of women among citizens of the country. The need of the hour is to spread awareness among youth to protect women and inform them about the ways and means to save women from violence, harassment and torture," Anju told reporters.

The gold medallist athlete flagged off "Kranti Daud: empowerment of women" on Sunday morning.

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