The "Safe Cities Part 2" video revisits Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea to explore the current circumstances of that city's marketplaces. It shows the progress made during the first phase of implementation of this Safe Cities pilot programme. Jointly implemented by UN Women and the National Capital District Commission (NCDC), the project is also supported by the New Zealand Aid Programme, the Government of Spain and the Australian Aid Programme (AusAID). During a recent visit from Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard to one of the intervention sites, Gerehu Market, Australia confirmed its support to the programme over the next five years.
This documentary is the second in a series of films produced by UN Women on the continuing growth of the Safe Cities Programme in Port Moresby. Featuring or voices from market vendors to Members of Parliament, the film explores how the Safe Cities Programme is continuing to make selected city markets safer for women and girls based on the belief that well-designed and implemented interventions have the potential for high impact in reducing fear and curbing violence against women in the public sphere. Both social and physical infrastructure are examined in this celebration of both the programme's current achievements and its ongoing efforts to create safer public spaces in the city of Port Moresby.