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Global Urban Debates

Women Experiencing Cities

The Hum of Summer Nights – Women’s Experiences of Urban Heat

By |March 26th 2024|

“Relentless heat makes outdoor activities a distant memory.” – Seven women recount what it’s like to manage their daily lives under conditions of extreme urban heat. By Marie Munzert, Lina Saleh Suleiman Abu Salim, and Emma Greer

Women Experiencing Cities

Safeguards Against Physical and Mental Health: Just and Gendered Sanitation in Tanzania

By |March 19th 2024|

Women in Tanzania often suffer from deplorable housing conditions including horrendous sanitation. Tatu Mtwangi Limbumba knows why and what to do about it.

UNEA-6

Where the Rubber Hits the Road: Localising Climate Action in Cities

By |March 1st 2024|

Since COP28 in Dubai in December 2023, the role of cities and local governments in implementing climate and sustainability goals has come to the forefront. At the recently concluded United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA 6) in Nairobi, the Cities Summit on February 23rd focused on localising climate action, Laura Puttkamer reports.

Informality and Social Protection

The End of Housing Insecurity in New Delhi?

By |February 22nd 2024|

Urban Citizens in India are still struggling with housing inadequacy and (un)affordability. Piyush Tiwari and Jyoti Shukla call on public and private housing institutions to provide equal access to decent and affordable housing.

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