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US offers help to India to check crimes

By The Assam Tribune

WASHINGTON, Jan 4 � In the wake of the horrific gang-rape of a 23-year-old girl in Delhi, the US has offered its assiatence to India in strengthening public and private organisations working to combat violence against women, reports PTI.

�Our goal is, whether it�s in India or anywhere else, to help strengthen all of the public and private organisations that are working to combat violence against women,� State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland said yesterday.

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who has not been keeping well for the last few weeks, is aware of the Delhi gang-rape case, Nuland said.

�We have as a government worked very hard around the world with regard to combating violence against women. We have a number of programmes, including programmes in India in public education, in support for NGOs, that help women who are victims of violence, including domestic violence.

�...And we will continue to make this a strong tenet of our foreign policy wherever there is a problem, and unfortunately, there are problems in countries around the world, including our own,� she said.

The US, she said, has a long and strong relationship with the Government of India and with a broad cross-section of Indian NGOs on combating violence against women.

�Obviously, if the result of the investigation into this case indicates that the Indian Government wants to make changes or go in a different set of directions with regard to those programmes, we�d be interested in talking to them about it,� she said.

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US offers help to India to check crimes

WASHINGTON, Jan 4 � In the wake of the horrific gang-rape of a 23-year-old girl in Delhi, the US has offered its assiatence to India in strengthening public and private organisations working to combat violence against women, reports PTI.

�Our goal is, whether it�s in India or anywhere else, to help strengthen all of the public and private organisations that are working to combat violence against women,� State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland said yesterday.

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who has not been keeping well for the last few weeks, is aware of the Delhi gang-rape case, Nuland said.

�We have as a government worked very hard around the world with regard to combating violence against women. We have a number of programmes, including programmes in India in public education, in support for NGOs, that help women who are victims of violence, including domestic violence.

�...And we will continue to make this a strong tenet of our foreign policy wherever there is a problem, and unfortunately, there are problems in countries around the world, including our own,� she said.

The US, she said, has a long and strong relationship with the Government of India and with a broad cross-section of Indian NGOs on combating violence against women.

�Obviously, if the result of the investigation into this case indicates that the Indian Government wants to make changes or go in a different set of directions with regard to those programmes, we�d be interested in talking to them about it,� she said.

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