Justice Studies Professor, Dr. Sheetal Ranjan, was invited as a global expert by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) to participate in the Sixth UN Women Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces Global Leaders’ Forum. This event, themed “Strategic Foresight and Issues on the Horizon,” was held in Quito, Ecuador from November 28-30, 2023.
During the forum, she presented on the Coordinated Community Response, a theoretical model she has dedicated almost a decade to developing. Her presentation emphasized the importance of such a response, outlining its necessity and offering insights into its implementation to empower communities in addressing issues of violence. The audience included numerous mayors, ministers, grassroots organizations, etc.