Women’s Right to the City: Reflections on Inclusive Urban Planning

By |2021-07-23T13:48:49+02:00June 7th 2017|Basic Infrastructure & Housing, Youth & Gender, , , , , |

Traditional city design and planning often fails to recognise the complex and unequal relations between men and women in our society, says URBANET's author Ana Falú. While women’s right to the city was largely left unattended until the recent past, it is important to understand that women have always been active participants in the building of cities. Still, many challenges remain. The progress and success of city policies depends on the capacity to ensure equal conditions and opportunities for people of all genders.