Making Cities Safer for Women and Girls, Part II

By |2017-10-14T15:27:38+00:00March 9th 2017|basic infrastructure & housing, inclusion, public spaces, Tags: , , , , , |

The experiences of women and girls in cities, and their use of the city and its public spaces, are strongly impacted by their gender. Violence and the threat of violence is a pervasive problem that affects communities and cities everywhere. In their two-part contribution, our authors Kathryn Travers, Margaret Shaw, and Kassandra McCleery analyse the gendered realities of urban space and how to make it safer and inclusive for all urban citizens.

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Making Cities Safer for Women and Girls, Part I

By |2017-10-14T15:28:07+00:00March 8th 2017|basic infrastructure & housing, inclusion, Tags: , , , , , , |

The experiences of women and girls in cities, and their use of the city and its public spaces, are strongly impacted by their gender. Violence and the threat of violence is a pervasive problem that affects communities and cities everywhere. In their two-part contribution, our authors Kathryn Travers, Margaret Shaw, and Kassandra McCleery analyse the gendered realities of urban space and how to make it safer and inclusive for all urban citizens.

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Towards a Global Transition in Urban Transport Concepts

By |2017-10-14T15:58:16+00:00October 14th 2016|basic infrastructure & housing, urban mobility, Tags: , , , |

Rapid urbanisation comes with growing volumes of traffic and air pollution, which creates an urgent need for sustainable and integrated urban mobility solutions. To find such solutions is one of the key goals that the German Development Cooperation wants to achieve in the Habitat III process. A newly published brochure lays out the ideas of how to get there.

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