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

By |2020-06-22T12:27:22+02:00June 7th 2017|Basic Infrastructure & Housing, Inclusion, 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.

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Making Cities Safer for Women and Girls, Part II

By |2020-06-22T12:30:29+02:00March 9th 2017|Basic Infrastructure & Housing, Inclusion, Public Spaces, Youth & Gender, , , , , |

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 |2020-06-22T12:30:37+02:00March 8th 2017|Basic Infrastructure & Housing, Inclusion, Youth & Gender, , , , , , |

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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