Gender equality

A city/human settlement of gender equality, which adopts all necessary measures to combat discrimination in all its forms against women and girls; a city/human settlement which takes all appropriate measures to ensure the full development of women and girls, guarantee them equality in the exercise and fulfillment of human rights, and a life free of violence.

Gender equality

Campaigns

Fighting for Women’s Right to the City at IWD 2020!

Fighting for Women’s Right to the City at IWD 2020!

As every year, on March 8 we celebrate International Women’s Day This day and the month of March as a whole is a key moment in the feminist struggle around the world. Gender equality is one of the eight components of the right to the city and one of its central...

News

Fighting for Women’s Right to the City!

Fighting for Women’s Right to the City!

  As every year, on March 8 we celebrate International Women's Day. This day and the month of March as a whole is a key moment in the feminist struggle around the world. Gender equality is one of the eight components of the right to the city and one of its...

Women’s Political Agenda for the City of Lima

Women’s Political Agenda for the City of Lima

The city of Lima occupies 0.22% of the national territory and concentrates approximately one third of the population of Peru. Globally, cities occupy 2% of the territory and concentrate 55% of the population. This population concentration presents great challenges...

Why we talk about Women’s Right to the City

Why we talk about Women’s Right to the City

  Women’s rights to land, housing, the city, and their urban assets, as well as  their empowerment have been the central concern of networks and organizations- in particular of grassroots women’s organizations -which contribute from their daily experiences. It is...

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Publications

Events

(Postponed) Generation Equality Forum

Source: UN Women In light of the current global COVID-19 situation, the Generation Equality Forum is posponed until the first semester of 2021. More information on the revised convening will be available in this page.   The Generation Equality Forum is a civil...

64th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women / Beijing +25

  2020 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women and adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995). The sixty-fourth session of the Commission on the Status of Women is planned to take place at the United...

Members

DPU

DPU

      Description: The Development Planning Unit (DPU) is an academic department of University College London which conducts research, postgraduate teaching and training and advisory services that helps to build the capacity of national governments,...

RNC

RNC

Description: Our Cities Network (RNC) is a collaborative network of exchange of information on news and on quality of life in Latin American Cities with a broad interdisciplinary and regional focus. Mission: To provide a service to the Latin American community,...

UrbaMonde

UrbaMonde

      Description: UrbaMonde is an NGO based in Switzerland and France promoting the social production of habitat locally and internationally. Mission: Promote and expand the social production of habitat (community-led housing).  Outreach: International...

GenURB

GenURB

Description: Urbanization, Gender, and the Global South: a Transformative Knowledge Network (GenURB) is a six-year international research project that brings together over 40 feminist scholars, academics, policy makers, and activists to advance our understanding of...

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